1945, SIGNED, Longus, Daphnis Et Chloé, Illustrations, Louis Touchagues, 1/64 Copies


Rare find!

Daphnis and Chloe is an ancient Greek novel written in the Roman Empire, the only known work of the second-century AD Greek novelist and romance writer Longus.The work tells the story of two foundlings who are brought up by shepherds and who fall in love at an early age. They are soon kidnapped and separated, but after several adventures they are reunited.


Daphnis Et Chloé

Illustrations de Louis Touchagues


Published by  Éditions du Bélier, Paris in 1945

COMPLETE in 2 Volumes

4to, pp. 116 + 109


ONE OF THE 64 copies  (Here Number 60) with a SUITE of all the plates

and an ORIGINAL DRAWING hand-signed by Louis Touchargues

The main book body includes 85 colour illustrations of which 18 full-page

and 2 frontispieces by Louis Touchagues.

Also containing an  original drawing hand signed by Touchargues-

The current set includes a total of 170 plates and an original drawing

Original slip-covers and slipcase. Uncut, wear only along the edges of the slipcase and the slipcovers

Pages 244, 28cm x 19cm


Louis Touchagues, 1893 – 1974 in Paris, was a French painter, designer, illustrator, engraver, lithographer and decorator.

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