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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. 24 breuvages de l'homme + Types Modernes + les Diables en lithographieCollection composite and incomplete of two very rare suites of Grandville and one of Poitevin.38 x 27 cm.Contains: 24 breuvages de l'homme, library stamp of the duke of Orléans on the first cover. 6 engravings of 7 that were published. 36 x 27 cm, some foxing, following by a double plate: les voyages - 50 x 37 cm - foxing.‘Types Modernes’, critical observations. Le dedans de l'Homme expliqué par le dehors. Chez Neuhaus, 1835. The suite contained 8 pl. + ft originally, here in 1st edition because not numbered: variety of canes of Grandville - 37 x 27 cm - slight foxing variety of appraisers - 37 x 25 cm - own studies of phrenology and col-logic of the French in 1834 variety of pipes and their smokers, headwear of the 19th c. all same size and author and same condition, clean. Followed by a shorter engraving - 33 x 27 cm- Then comes the beautiful cover of ‘Diables en lithographie’ by the Poitevin, clean, with rare foxing. plate No. 1 dbl - 48 x 35 cm - some foxing plate No. 2 same plate No. 3 dbl. -48 x 36 cm - foxing plate No. 4 dbl. 48 x 35 cm - but less foxing. 5 & 6 same just a little more foxing on the 6, and finally two fantastic plates of shadows with some foxing On tab and in very good condition with the exception of the foxing What makes us a total of 21 engravings and the front of two covers. 22874193

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