Sale: 328 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2007 in Hamburg Lot 1364

 
F. Kredel - Aucassin und Nicolette. 1956


 
1364
F. Kredel
Aucassin und Nicolette. 1956
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 234
Sold:
€ 168 / $ 196

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Die Geschichte von Aucassin und Nicolette. With 17 coloured woodcuts in the text and notes by F. Kredel. [Frankfurt], Insel [1956]. Orig. half vellum with silk coating, gilt spine and top edge gilt, in orig. cardboards slipcase. 8vo.
Sarkowski 519. - First edition of the tale by an unknown narrator, illustrated by Kredel, which has its origin in Hennegau in the13th century. The text is based on the translation by P. Hansmann. F. Kredel gears his woodcuts to French exemplars from the years 1480 to 1494. Colouration by M. Schauer. - 1 of 500 numb. copies, signed by the artist, on laid paper.

1364
F. Kredel
Aucassin und Nicolette. 1956
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 234
Sold:
€ 168 / $ 196

(incl. 20% surcharge)