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Sintenis, Renée Sappho Carmina (Greek). With twelve etchings by Renée Sintenis as well as etched title and 24 etched text pages. Munich, Piper, 1921. 21 nn. Bll. 4°. Original parchment ribbon with gilded title on the spine and head gilt cut (signed: Frieda Thiersch). 31. printing by the Marées Society. - One of 65 roman numerals. Copies of the special edition on English wove paper (papier vélin) and in full vellum (GA 250). - Rodenberg 371, 31st - Schauer I, 218th - Eyssen p. 58th - R. Sintenis and E.R. Weiss created with this print one of the most elegant books of the 20th century, Weiss etched the Greek texts according to the model of an old minuscule manuscript, his wife contributed the twelve etchings in the size of a sheet, graceful, "gossamer outlines of her figurines, which in their fragile beauty accompany the text with graceful grace. (Jürgen Eyssen). - Signed in the printing note by both artists.

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