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DULAC, Edmund.

Books and Prints by French Illustrator Edmund Dulac, including first editions, signed and finely bound copies, and original artwork.

By the age of sixteen Dulac had become known for his ability to render professional art-nouveau work. Raised and educated in Toulouse, he studied law for two years at the Lycée de Toulouse until he became disenchanted and moved to Paris, where he enrolled full time at the École des Beaux Arts in 1900.

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    Signed limited edition, number 149 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham. Susan Lambert noted that, compared to Rackham, Dulac 'made... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 107330

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  2. 131648comp
    Signed limited edition, number 302 of 350 copies numbered and signed by the artist. It was this book that first announced Dulac's status as a popular artist, confirming him as "a direct challenger in the illustrated gift book market to the work of Arthur Rackham... The exotic stories he illustrated struck a new chord in... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 131648

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  3. 122160comp
    Signed limited edition, number 571 of 750 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 122160

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  4. 134398comp
    Signed limited edition, number 488 of 750 copies signed by Dulac. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 134398

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  5. 123585comp
    Signed limited edition, number 800 of 1,000 copies signed by the artist. This collection includes four classic French tales: Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Blue Beard, and Beauty and the Beast. This copy with a four page leaflet advertising Hodder & Stoughton's similar works laid in. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 123585

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  6. 124707comp
    Signed Limited Edition, number 732 of 750 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 124707

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  7. Stories from Hans Andersen.
    Signed limited edition, deluxe issue. Number 23 of 100 specially bound copies, signed by the artist and printed on Japanese vellum. Learn More
    £3,850

    Stock Code: 107391

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  8. 125935comp
    Signed limited edition, number 116 of 750 copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 125935

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  9. 129557comp
    First and signed limited edition, number 51 of 500 copies signed by the artist. "The exotic stories he illustrated struck a new chord in Dulac. They allowed him to enlarge his skill at caricature, and at the same time to sharpen his miniaturist's technique and to develop his lyrical sense of tone and composition. The sources... Learn More
    £2,200

    Stock Code: 129557

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  10. 131651
    Signed limited edition, number 49 of 50 copies signed by the illustrator, bound in vellum and printed on handmade paper, and notably rare due to the unusually small limitation. Hughey describes Dulac's watercolour illustration for Treasure Island as his "most careful and superb painting", and Dulac himself considered them... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 131651

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