Drawings by Georges LEPAPE. Paris, Librairie Lutetia, 1922, in-4, flat bindings, back in black calf, and in black and havana sorrows, ivory parchment dishes, mosaics of a monolith of black calf titled silver on a triangular base of shagreen stucco , highlighted with silver oeser, exploded pieces of havana sorrows, black calf and silver, on the first dish, partial recovery of the burst, guards of tan paper on the second dish under box half-calf bicolour titrated dishes of raffia paper, raw wood fields, 48 pages and 5 stencilled planks, (Martine Clamagirand Roth Binder).
Poems in love, beginning with “Paradise even without you would be a torment!” and ends thus “If I did not love you for my greatest happiness!” The two-tone drawings by Georges LEPAPE are made in an Art-deco style with a cubising tendency. Georges LEPAPE (Paris 1887- Bonneval 1971), one of the masters of Art-deco, one of the first collaborating artists of Paul POIRET and pillar of the Gazette du Bon Ton, as well as Vogue, France and USA, whose he makes many covers is precursor of the clear line.
Provenance estate Trémois. Contemporary Binding by Martine Clamagirand Roth, ARA Swiss Prize (Friends of the Binding Art), nominated for “The Ten Best Sets of the Original Binding”