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Préface à un livre futur

A work made of full vellum binding with thick boards; author and title stamped in gold on spine; orange endpapers; gilt edges; original paper covers bound in.

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  • A work made of full vellum binding with thick boards; author and title stamped in gold on spine; orange endpapers; gilt edges; original paper covers bound in.

Date:

Published 1922; rebound 1930-1950

Artist:

Mary Reynolds (American, 1891-1950)
Written by Comte de [Isidore Ducasse] Lautréamont (French, born Uruguay, 1846-1870)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Ryerson and Burnham Libraries Special Collections

Artist

Mary Reynolds

Title

Préface à un livre futur

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1922

Medium

Full vellum binding with thick boards; author and title stamped in gold on spine; orange endpapers; gilt edges; original paper covers bound in

Dimensions

16.5 × 9.8 × 1.3 cm (6 1/2 × 3 7/8 × 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

Mary Reynolds Collection, Ryerson & Burnham Libraries

Reference Number

2019.185

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