Lot 5
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800 - 1000 EUR
Le Chariot de terre cuite, based on the Indian play attributed to King Soudraka. Paris, Piazza, 1921. In-4, violet morocco, large mosaic caparisoned white elephant on first board, set against a background of gilded skin, interior framed with gilded fillets, violet moire lining and endpapers, gilded edges, cover and spine, slipcase (Lehaye). 20 full-page color compositions by Léon Carré. Text in two tones on a tinted background, embellished with typographical motifs and color frames based on decorative Buddhist paintings. One of 135 copies on japon impérial including a black suite on japon mince. Joints rubbed and partly split.
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