4to. 1,52 kg., 175p. Reprint. Language: Russian. Translated by I.S. Turgenev from the book “Les contes de Perrault / [Ch. Perrault] ; dessins par Gustave Doré” (Publisher J. Hetzel, Paris, 1867). Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Limited edition of 100 signed and numbered copies (this is #7/100). The book is individually hand-sewn and bound in hand-crafted and tooled full maroon shagreen. Custom-made paper “Conqueror” by Arjowiggins. The covers elaborately hand-tooled in gilt and blind embossing. The spine divided into five panels, with gilt and blind embossing compartments, lettered in the second, the third and the forth, the others with floral and ornamental tools with raised bands tooled in gilt. The hand-marbled paper doublures and endleaves. Doublures ornately hand-tooled in gilt. Top edge gilt and hand engraving. The fore edge and bottom edge are sculpted by hand. Silk ribbon. Contained within a custom-made matching wood-pattern paper with shagreen edging slipcase. (The colors shade captured on photos may slightly differ from the original). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Volshebnye Skazki [Les contes de Perrault]
Publisher: Publishing House "Kozhanaya Mozaica" ("Leather Mosaic") and Publishing House “Igra Slov” (“Wordplay”)
Publication Date: 2010
Book Condition: New
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