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SCHMIED FRANÇOIS-LOUIS (1873-1941) - HOMÈRE (FIN VIIIE SIÈCLE AV. J.-C.) D'APRÈS
Paris, La Compagnie des bibliophiles de l'Automobile-Club de France, 1930-1933. 4 volumes in-4, rigid parchment, smooth spine with gilt title, gilt edges, preserved covers and spine.
Edition of 145 numbered copies (n° XI) on vellum, in an elegant typographical layout designed by François-Louis Schmied. 99 colour compositions of the artist engraved on wood by his son Theo, and stenciled by Jean Saudé, that is to say: one double-page map out of text, 73 full-page plates and 25 vignettes in the text. Typographical ornaments also designed by Schmied.
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