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L'Habitation Forcée [A Forced Habitation] £640.00

Kipling, Rudyard; King, Jessie M [illus]

Catalogue No.: j5413a


Paris: René Kieffer


Limited First Edition [115/550]; Published Date: 1921


28 hand-coloured pochoir illustrations by Jessie M. King


250 x 200 mm (10 x 8 inches) - 94pp.


Illustrated card cover.


G : in good condition with illustrated aper wraps. Closed tears to upper edge of wrapper along the spine. Rear cover lightly marked. Some pages uncut

Limited edition with binding by Parisian bookbinder Rene Kieffer (1875-1964); beautiful hand-coloured illustrations by the renowned Scottish illustrator Jessie M. King (1875-1949). The delicate drawings for this book were prepared during Jessie's sojourn in Paris. They are reproduced using the stencilling technique known as pochoir, which gives the colours a great clarity. The book was printed by Rene Kieffer who was well known in Paris for his innovative book designs and techniques.

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L'Habitation Forcée [A Forced Habitation]
L'Habitation Forcée [A Forced Habitation]