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From newsletter 20:

31. (KUNERA PERS). PÉGUY, Charles La Tapisserie de Notre Dame. 1913. Den Haag, Kunera Pers, 1929. Original vellum. (8), 70 p. Set by hand in Distel type and printed in 105 numbered copies in red, blue and black by J.F. van Royen on handmade paper. Vellum a little warped. Bookplate of J. Maas by Albert Hahn Jr.

€ 600

* One of the topmost of Dutch private press books, inspired by the Doves Press of T.J. Cobden-Sanderson. Van Royen had commissioned Lucien Pissarro to design the Distel type for his private press De Zilverdistel. For this book, Van Royen designed his striking intertwining initials and and engraved them himself in boxwood. Copy in original vellum with author's name in Distel type on the spine an a gilt frame on upper and lower cover. Title page in woodcut capitals, printed in red. Printer's mark of Saint Cunera at the banks of the Rhine (by Pissarro). With printing date: April 20, 1929.

From newsletter 14:

16.  TAPIS D'ORIENT Exposition & Mise en Vente de Tapis d'Orient. À la Place Clichy. Paris, Les Grands Magasins de la Place Clichy, [1893]. Couverture originelle. 16 p. (couverture incl.). Illustré. Deux petites notes en encre, quelques petites taches, agrafes rouillées. 

€ 25

* Belles illustrations d'Abel Truchet. 10 illustrations de tapis.