Le Peintre-Graveur Illustré (XIXe et XXe siècles). Tome Dix-septième. Camille Pissarro - Alfred Sisley - Auguste Renoir
Paris, Chez l'Auteur [Loys Delteil], 1923.
Large quarto, [x] preliminary pages plus fully-illustrated catalogues raisonné of etchings and lithographs for Pissarro (194 works, plus a doubtful one); Sisley (6 works); and Renoir (55 works). Bound in, as issued, are two original etchings, one by Camille Pissarro ('Marché aux légumes, à Pontoise', Delteil 97, 2nd state, 255 × 200 mm, calling for 500 'sur hollande' in this edition), and one by August Renoir ('Sur la plage, à Berneval', Delteil 5, 3rd state, 140 × 95 mm, 'le cuivre est biseauté' ['the copper is bevelled']).
Contemporary half red morocco and marbled papered boards (lettered in gilt on the spine), retaining the original printed card covers; leather lightly marked and unevenly faded around the spine; bottom edges of the boards scraped, with slight loss of marbled paper; top edge gilt; original covers lightly scuffed and a little discoloured around the edges; first leaf (a blank) slightly creased and a little marked; an excellent copy (internally fine).