l'habitation Forcée

KING, Jessie M. / KIPLING, Rudyard


KING, Jessie M. l'habitation Forcée

Rene Kieffer, Paris, 1921.

Limited edition, one of 500 copies printed on hand made paper. In a brown snakeskin binding by Rene Kieffer, patterned leather with oval gilt panels. Pale green silk endpapers. Laid in is a card inscribed by the author, "Sinceley yours, Rudyard Kipling." Colour wrappers and twenty eight colour plates by Jessie M. King in pochoir. Illustrations are delicate and appealing. A near fine copy, light rubbing to the spine ends.

The delicate drawings for this book were prepared during Jessie's sojourn in Paris. They are reproduced using the stencilling technique known as pochoir, which gives the colours a great clarity. The book was printed by Rene Kieffer who was well known in Paris for his innovative book designs and techniques.

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