TWELVE VOLUMES FROM THE RENOWNED BIBLIOMANIAC EDITION OF DE KOCK'S WORKS, FROM A LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY TEN SETS, IN MAGNIFICENT ART NOUVEAU BINDINGS, WITH ORIGINAL SIGNED ARTWORKS BY JOHN SLOAN AND WILLIAM GLACKENS, CO-FOUNDERS OF THE ASHCAN SCHOOL, AND ARTISTS LOUIS MEYNELL AND W.J. SINNOTT
DE KOCK, Charles Paul. Works. Boston, Paris, London, 1903. Twelve volumes.
Twelve exemplary volumes from the renowned limited "Bibliomaniac Edition" of De Kock's Works, each from number four of only 10 sets produced, these being two volumes each of Frère Jacques, The Gogo Family, Edmund and His Cousin, The Damsel of the Threeskirts and De Kock's Memoirs and one volume each of Friquette and Jean, all printed on French-folded vellum, illustrated with original watercolors, pen-and-ink drawings and etchings—often signed by the artists, which include founding Ashcan School artists John Sloan and William Glackens and noted artists and illustrators Louis Meynell and nd W.J. Sinnott. Ornately bound by the Harcourt Bindery with inlaid Art Nouveau iris motifs, superb inlaid leather doublures, with richly illuminated initials, head- and tail-pieces throughout each volume. $9500.