Art nouveau book gilt vellum 1902 first edition Praeludien by P. C. Boutens, poems
A rare, because the 1902, first edition. With arts & crafts / art nouveau cover design, book. Enschedé en Zonen in Haarlem, for Maison Blok,'s Gravenhage / The Hague, 1902. Full vellum, yapp edges / overlapping parchment; the 16th - 17th C. Way of overlapping covers, spine and front blocked with gold decoration, top edge gilt, outside red silk tie missing, red silk bookmark present but torned, printed on handmade paper. 15,5 x 10 x 1,5 cm / 6.1 x 3.9 x 0.6 inch. Condition: good, firm, no restoration.
Vellum and gilding nice, some spots and discolouring, inside very nice, outside tie missing, bookmark torned but present. Small old sticker on inside of a Dutch bookshop: Gebr. Van der Hoek, Leiden, Breestraat over het Stadhuis, Boekhandelaren. And an owner stamp on half-title, not fully readable, but with the name of the Dutch village Warmond.
Boutens might have requested the book design to be as the Lyrical Poems, of the English private press movement. Edited by Ernest Rhys, published since 1894 by J. London, design by Herbert Granville Fell. On the 5th picture you will find 5 other books, not included in this sale, they are 5 volumes of the english series The Lyrical Poems. We are: delta 98 den haag.
The Hague, The Netherlands, EU. Chambers of Commerce The Hague. Kamer van Koophandel Haaglanden, file: 27133335.
This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "delta98denhaag" and is located in this country: NL. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1902
- Modified Item: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Netherlands
- Topic: Poetry & Plays
- Binding: Vellum
- Region: Europe
- Size: 6.1 x 3.9 x 0.6 inch / 15,5 x 10 x 1,5 cm
- Author: P. Boutens
- Subject: Poems
- Personalized: Yes
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: Dutch
- Modification Description: see description
- Publisher: Maison Blok 's Gravenhage
- Place of Publication: The Hague, The Netherlands
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition, Luxury Edition