By Theophile Gautier
Paris   Michel Levy Freres
7" by 4.5" [3], 2-303, [1]pp
A smartly bound copy of this critical look at modern art, by renowned critic, Theophile Gautier.
By Theophile Gautier

1856 L'Art Moderne

Paris   Michel Levy Freres
7" by 4.5" [3], 2-303, [1]pp
A smartly bound copy of this critical look at modern art, by renowned critic, Theophile Gautier.
£124.00
: 0.75kgs / : 694L27

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First Edition, Leather Binding

The first edition of this work. In the original French. In a smart half calf binding with marbled boards. Theophile Gautier was an ardent defender of Romanticism and penned many works. His works are a point of reference for Parnassianism, Symbolism, Decadence and Modernism. Subsequent authors such as Wilde, Proust, Eliot, Pound and Balzac hold him in high esteem.

Condition

In a half calf binding with paper covered boards. Externally, very smart with a few marks to the spine. Light rubbing to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Light spotting to the first and last few pages, otherwise, just the odd spot.

Very Good

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