Lot 8725* - ibid113 Ibid Photography - Wednesday, 08. July 2020, 04.00 PM

FRÉDÉRIC BOISSONNAS

(1858 Geneva 1946)
Daniel Baud-Bovy (author). En Grèce par Monts et par Vaux. Avec une préface par Th. Homolle. With engraved frontispiece, 39 full-page heliogravures, 135 engraved vignettes based on photographs by F. Boissonnas and 1 engraved map.
Geneva and Athens, Fred. Boissonnas & Co., Const. Eleftheroudakis, 1910. 51.5 × 41.5 cm. [2] leaves, 167 pages. Illustrated original parchment binding with spine and cover titles (sign. Hans Asper Genf). - One of 230 numbered copies "papier à la main des Papeteries d'Arches fabrique spécialement pour cette édition" (total circulation). ". Signed by the author and photographer in the imprint.

Literature: Nicolas Bouvier. Boissonnas une Dynastie de Photographes 1864-1983. Lausanne, 1983.

Provenance: Swiss collection.

First edition. - Uncut copy. - The printing of the heliogravures at Meisenbach, Riffarth & Co., Berlin, Leipzig and Munich. - The flyleaf with hand dedication by the author to a James Rosset.

Slightly bumped on the outside corners, lightly spotted (somewhat more on the back cover), evenly browned on the inside to the margins, which are somewhat heavier, the first layers slightly loosened. Overall very good condition.

CHF 1 500 / 2 500

€ 1 400 / 2 340

Sold for CHF 1 875 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.