BRIMONT, Renée de (Baronne A. de BRIMONT); Mirages

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From newsletter 24:

3 (BINDING by Lucien BROCA). BARKER, W.R. St. Mark's, or the Mayor's Chapel, Bristol, Formerly Called the Church of the Gaunts. Bristol, W.C. Hemons 1892. Small 4to. Richly gilt full morocco (signed L. Broca on inside upper cover). One of 200 numbered large paper copies. First edition. One lower corner bumped, very slight wear along the spine. Engraved bookplate of Alfred Trapnell, little leather label with a number (1203) and a small ticket mentioning Broca. Some browning of inside edges.

€ 650

* Splendorously gilt binding by French-born brilliant British bookbinder Broca, copying the gothic rose window in St. Mark's Church on both sides of the book. Alfred Trapnell (1838-1918), a Bristol industrialist, built a large porcelain collection as well as a sumptuous library.