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Quinze histoires d'Edgar Poë

Collection Data

Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867 (Translator)
Legrand, Louis, 1863-1951 (Artist)
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 (Author)
Lanoë, Charles, 1881-1959 (Binder)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: Paris
Publisher: Imprimé pour les Amis des livres par Chamerot et Renouard
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. French 1897 92-386
Numbering: 115 copies printed by Chamerot et Renouard, Paris. No. 62,for Jules Huvé, of 25 copies (numbered 51-75) printed for the "membres correspondants" of the Society.
Statement of responsibility: [traduites par] Charles Baudelaire ; illustrations de Louis Legrand.
Citation/reference: Talvart & Place. Auteurs modernes, I, p. 282, no. 7E Carteret, L. Trésor, 1875-1945, II, p. 192; IV, p. 320 BN. Inventaire du fonds français après 1800, XIII, p. 357, no. 81 Hesse, R. Le livre d'après guerre et les sociétés de bibliophiles, p. 202
Physical Description
Extent: 401, 7 p., [30] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Binding: Dark brown morocco, gilt, signed by Charles Lanoë, del.-r.d., ca. 1910. On upper right front cover are inlays of dark red and various shades of light brown and gray morocco with black and blind fillets, depicting a flying ghost carrying a bloodstained scythe. Doublures of gray morocco with border and corner ornaments inlaid in dark brown morocco and gilt, black and blind fillets. Endleaves of dark brown watered silk and fly leaves of marbled paper. Original light gray illustrated paper covers and backstrip bound in. In brown leather lined slipcase covered in marbled paper with edges of dark brown morocco.
Illustrations: 30 prints from 15 plates : etching, mezzotint, b&w ; full-page. Printed on Japan vellum by Porcabeuf Frères. Each print in 2 states; the early state is before the addition of mezzotint. -- 30 photomechanical prints : heliogravure, b&w ; various sizes. Comprise 15 decorated initials and 15 tail-pieces, printed by Ducourtioux and Huillard.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11705574
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 99476e50-c60b-012f-caa0-58d385a7bc34
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