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L'ILLUSTRE MONSIEUR RISEL. (Catalog)

By: (Arenthon)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Paris): Arenthon, circa [1986].: [1986].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25541

Condition: Very good


(Paris): Arenthon, circa [1986].. [1986].. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in silver wraps titled in black. There is a small crease to the rear wrap. Unpaginated. 3 black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. 147 books and artworks are catalogued with prices in French francs. The text is in French.The catalog is preceded by the sad story, signed "L.D.", of Monsieur Risel, a book lover and collector whose wife burned part of his collection and who finally vanished, leaving his huge library of books in a "pyramid" in his apartment. The "obtuse" police conclude he... View more info