The Eragny Press – One to Treasure

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Eragny Press operated 1894-1914.  All the hand press work was done by Lucien Pissarro and wife Esther.

Pierre de Ronsard. 1524-1585. Abrege de l’Art Poetique 1903
Book Description: Backed in cream paper with printed floral paper over boards; printed in Charles Ricketts’s Vale type in black on Arches hand-made paper; a lovely production from the Eragny Press with initials and engraved head- and tail-pieces by Pissarro including attractive full borders around the opening pages; soiling to the spine as is common with this delicate binding; rubbing to the extremities including some chipping to the paper at the front joint; offsetting at the endpapers else internally a Near Fine copy; text in French. Genz EP15., Ransom 14, Tomkinson15.

1 of 226 copies, 2 trial copies not for sale. Unnumbered

Won’t be buying too many of these!

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