GIRODET Anne-Louis (1767-1824).

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GIRODET Anne-Louis (1767-1824).
Sappho. Collection of compositions drawn by Girodet, and engraved by M. Chatillon, his pupil; with a notice on the life and works of Sappho, by M. P.-A. Coupin (Paris, Chaillou-Potrelle, Jules Renouard, 1827); in-4, long-grained red morocco with gilt fillets and cold-rolled friezes, boards decorated with a gilt lyre, smooth spine with gilt fillets and long title; in a wallet (period binding). Rare first printing of these drawings in the style of Flaxman. Some interior foxing. Emmanuel BOCHER, Les Gravures françaises du XVIIe siècle ou Catalogue raisonné des estampes, vignettes, eauxfortes, pièces en couleur au bistre et au lavis, de 1700 à 1800. 5th and 6th fascicules : Augustin de Saint-Aubin et Jean-Michel Moreau le jeune (Damascène Morgand et Ch. Fatout, 1879-1882), 2 vol. in-4, half havana morocco ; numbered copies on laid paper (edition at 475 and 525), with l.a.s. attached from Emmanuel Bocher.
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