1887 1ed Dore Masterpieces Illustrated Dante Bible Milton Fontaine Quixote Fairy

DORE, Gustave

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“The most popular and successful French book illustrator of the mid-19th century!”

 

Famous French artist, Gustave Doré was most known for his incredible woodcut engravings. Doré’s romantic style of illustration, supremely imaginative and richly detailed, was ideally suited to literary subjects. Artists and art lovers will find in these pages’ supreme examples of the illustrator’s art! This first edition, compiled by Edmund Ollier, of Dore’s ‘Masterpieces’ features 78 engraved plates.

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1887 1ed Dore Masterpieces Illustrated Dante Bible Milton Fontaine Quixote Fairy

 

“The most popular and successful French book illustrator of the mid-19th century!”

 

Famous French artist, Gustave Doré was most known for his incredible woodcut engravings. Doré’s romantic style of illustration, supremely imaginative and richly detailed, was ideally suited to literary subjects. Artists and art lovers will find in these pages’ supreme examples of the illustrator’s art! This first edition, compiled by Edmund Ollier, of Dore’s ‘Masterpieces’ features 78 engraved plates.

 

Item number: #12078

Price: $499

 

DORE, Gustave

 

Masterpieces from the works of Gustave Doré: selected from the Doré Bible, Milton, Dante’s Inferno, Dante’s Purgatorio and Paradiso, Fontaine, Fairy Realm, Don Quixote, Baron Munchausen, Croquemitaine, etc., etc.: with memoir of Doré and descriptive letterpress

 

New York: Cassell Publishing Company, ©1887. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 78 full-page, Gustave Doré engravings
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~12in X 9.75in (30cm x 24.5cm)

 

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12078

Category

Literature

Authors

DORE, Gustave

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete