Antique Book-LEGEND-SINT JULIANUS DEN OFFERVAARDIGE-Poortenaar-Flaubert-1934

Price: € 34,50

Subject: Amsterdam: N.V. Wereldbibliotheek. Folio: 48 pp. Half cloth. Original half cloth, titling and decoration to the front board. The text printed on Dutch laid paper by Pannekoek, the plates on Japanese paper. Printed in an unspecified limited edition.
Condition: Fair, given age. The spine damaged, cloth torn. Bookblock and boards intact. Board edge dampstained. A moving gift inscription (poem) dated 14/4-1944 pasted on the front flyleaf. This caused slight offsetting on the half-title.
Medium: 4 woodcut plates and 18 woodcuts in the text, all by Jan Poortenaar. Illustrations by: Jan Poortenaar
Size (in cm): Folio: 29 x 38.4 cm.
Size (in inch): Folio: 11.43 x 15.13 inch.
Part Number: 55067
Location: Overasselt
Antique Book, titled: 'De Legende van Sint Julianus den Offervaardige', by: Gustave Flaubert. A translation of the legend as written by Flaubert. The text entirely drawn and reproduced.

Artists and Engravers: Author(s): Gustave Flaubert. Illustrated by: Jan Christiaan Poortenaar (Amsterdam, 1886-1958, Naarden) was a Dutch graphic artist, designer, painter, draughtsman, woodcut artist and etcher, as well as author. He was self-taught, although he had a few lessons with Piet van Wijngaerdt and Willem Witsen.