An author meets his publisher.

L’Homme en tête

1909146 x 196 mm

ONE OF 50 NUMBERED COPIES ON FEATHER-WEIGHT with an etching by Henri Doucet.
Autograph signed letter to Camille Bloch.




FIRST EDITION  Georges Duhamel's second book, after the collection Legends and battles published in 1907.

ONE OF 50 NUMBERED COPIES ON FEATHER-WEIGHT PAPERAfter 10 numbered copies on Pur Chiffon, the only prints to feature an etching by Henri Doucet.

Inscribed and signed by the author :

"To Camille Bloch
Who loves both the letter and the spirit
cordial man.

A bookseller and publisher first on rue du Petit Pont, then "en chambre" on rue du Bac, then 146 Boulevard Saint Germain, then 366 rue Saint Honoré, and finally 10 rue de l'Odéon, Camille Bloch helped build the libraries of couturiers Jacques Doucet and Jean Patou.
He published a number of important bibliophilic works, notably in 1920, The Elegies by Georges Duhamel with woodcuts by Raoul Dufy.

Nice provenance.

Paris,Verse and Prose,1909.In-8, Softcover146 x 196 mm,192 pp.


Georges Duhamel

(Paris: 30 June 18841 - Valmondois, Seine-et-Oise: 13 April 1966)

Civilization: Goncourt Prize 1918
Member of the Académie Française from 1935.

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