SWAN PENCIL Co.; Catalogue 1934-1935

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From newsletter 15:

2. AVELINE, Claude Grèges. Sans place, Florentin Mouret, 1955. In-12. Original wrappers. 24 p. Printed in 99 numbered copies. This is one of 97 on Montgolfier pur fil. First edition. Tiny tear in cover. Partly discolored.

€ 36

* Inscribed by Aveline 'en cordial souvenir'.

From newsletter 9:

3.  BELLAY, Joachim du La Deffence & Illustration de la Langue Francoyse. Maestricht/ Paris, Traiectum ad Mosam/ Claude Aveline, 1925. Pig's-leather-backed marbled boards. (6), 86 p. Printed in red, blue and black in 380 numbered copies. With a portrait of the author by J. Franken Pzn. This is one of 50 lettered copies on 'Hollande antique à la cuve des manufactures Van Gelder Zonen' that should contain two proofs of the portrait - but it doesn't. 

€ 45

* Fine edition of an important text, the manifesto of the Pléiade. Title and coat of arms designed by J. van Krimpen, initials designed by Alphonse Stols. Nice binding, unusual with the white pigskin spine. Traiectum ad Mosam series 10. Van Dijk 37.

From newsletter 2:

1 AVELINE, Claude Examen. Den Haag, (A.A.M. Stols), 1925. 17 x 14 cm. Original wrappers. 24 p. Printed on in red and black in 100 numbered copies, signed by the author and the publisher. First edition. Backstrip torn. Cover partly browned.

€ 35

* Inscribed by Stols, the Dutch printer and publisher: 'Exemplaire de A.J.G. Verster'.

A pretty and delicate little book! Series To the happy few 7. Van Dijk (Stols bibliography) 36.