Lot 1531

Catalogue of the library of the late Mr. Albert Bélinac. [February 1909]. Paris A. Durel 1909 2 part. in 1 vol. : xvi-196-[8], 144-[6 ] pp. (p. 63/II part. cut out) + 1 album, i.e. 2 volumes, gr. in-8° (rubbed false title with small holes marg. and qqs pl. inverted in the album). Bradel modern blue percaline bradel, red leather etiq., gold t., cons. cover. (defr.). Good ex. Preface by Octave Uzanne for this sale which took place in several sessions in February 1909. First part: Very beautiful modern books covered with superb art bindings. Unique copies enriched with original watercolours. - Second part : Figurative books from the 18th century. Original editions. Deluxe editions. - Bookbinding album: portrait of the bibliophile (1858-1907) and 166 photographic reprod. plates of spectacular bindings by Meunier, M. Michel, Gruel, Carayon, Lortic, Canape, etc.