The Grasset Noel Cover is one of the Most Sought After Covers in the Series! I will be listing two other Noel Christmas Magazines from L'Illustration from 1894 and 1895! This beautifully illustrated book/magazine is one of the scarcest of the French Art Nouveau Magazines ever printed! It has excellent Art Nouveau / Pre-Raphaelite / Fairy Tale Artwork! Look at the photographs to give you a feel for the amazing quality of these illustrations - the detail is fantastic!So many of these book are split up for their illustrations - this one is complete WONDERFUL!!! Grasset was of course was contemporary with Jessie M. King, Aubrey Beardsley, Paul Berthon, Charles Ricketts, Koloman Moser, Edward Burne Jones, William Morris and the Kelmscott Press, James McNeill Whistler, Will Bradley, Walter Crane, Louis Rhead, Steinlen, Privat Livemont, Alphonse Mucha and others who illustrated posters printed by Maitres de L'Affiche, Laurence Housman, Charles Rene Mackintosh and the Glasgow School of Art, Talwin Morris, Katherine Cameron, C. Ashbee, Arthur Rackham, Charles Robinson, Edmund Sullivan, Anning Bell, Harry Clarke, Eric Gill and many, many others!! This complete illustrated magazine is in very good condition compared to the few that I've seen - Just a little rubbing and chipping to the edges - much less than is usual - Some toning - Amazing!!! - Especially considering this is over 120 years old! A great addition to the quality illustrated book collection and a wonderful opportunity to obtain one of the rarest 1st L'Illustration Editions! CHECK OUT MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR OTHER INTERESTING ILLUSTRATED ART NOUVEAU / ART DECO AND ARTS AND CRAFTS BOOKS! The item "EXRARE 1893 GRASSET LITHOGRAPH L'ILLUSTRATION ART NOUVEAU MAGAZINE CHRISTMAS" is in sale since Friday, January 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
The seller is "distinctivebooks" and is located in Mona, Utah. This item can be shipped worldwide.