An antique French leather bound book from the Collection Nymphee. These were part of a special edition printed on Chinese and Japanese paper. Most being a little erotic featuring a lot of drawings and many naked images. Quite risque for the 1900’s.
We are listing these individually. Titles we have:
Un Tendre – Louis De Robert – 1899
Aphrodite – Pierre Louys – 1896
L’Ecran – Paul Bourget – 1900
Amour Etrusque – Enacryon – 1898
L’lle aux Baisers – Robert Scheffer – 1900
L’Espionne Imperiale – Hugues Rebell – 1899
Le Prince Zilah – Jules Claretie – 1898
La Nichina – Hugues Rebell – 1899
La Femme et le Pantin – Pierre Louys – 1899
Les Facades – Francois De Nion – 1899
Le Vice Filial – Paul Adam – 1898
Let us know which ones you would like at time of order. All of the ones above are currently available.
Makers mark / hallmarks: Paris Librairie Borel
Sourced: in Normandy, France
Age: circa 1900’s
Materials: leather, paper, card
Size roughly: 19 x 10 cm – 7.6 x 4 inches
Condition: in good antique condition with signs of previous use and display, wear to extremities of cover but pages have been well cared for / little read, in good readable condition
Shipped from France (U.K. by arrangement)
Yes we can! The card can feature a hand written message of your choosing in French, German or English. Items are wrapped in plain white tissue paper and finished with brown high quality woven cotton ribbons. To select gift wrapping choose the option at checkout. An extra fee does apply.
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