LE CREPUSCULE DES DIEUX. Elemir Bourges.
LE CREPUSCULE DES DIEUX.
LE CREPUSCULE DES DIEUX.
LE CREPUSCULE DES DIEUX.

LE CREPUSCULE DES DIEUX.

Trente-sept lithographies de Berthold Mahn. [Text in French]. Pp. [viii]+304+[2](colophon, verso blank), frontispiece, plus 10 plates, title page vignette, 14 text illustrations, 10 pictorial headpieces and a tailpiece, the title and several small decorative initials printed in red; bound in half orange calf, with gilt lettered and decorated red calf title label on spine, matching red calf central panel to boards bordered by vertical gilt rules, a trifle scuffed; t.e.g., others uncut; marbled endpapers; ribbon marker; the original printed paper wrappers and backstrip bound in; occasional faint soiling; Henri Jonquieres & Cie, Paris, 1927. One of 1,050 numbered copies on Rives vellum paper (of a total edition of 1151). *Elemir Bourges (1852-1925) was a member of the Acad\'e9mie Goncourt. Le Crepuscule des Dieux[ Twilight of the Gods], first published in 1884, was partially inspired by Wagner's Götterd\'e4mmerung. Charles Desire Berthold Mahn (1881-1975) illustrated numerous books, and was closely associated with the Abbaye de Cr\'e9teil, an influential community of artists founded by Georges Duhamel, Jules Romains and Charles Vildrac. Item #135960

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