Cirque.24 gravures au canif par Tilmans. Preface Par Maurice De Laborderie.
24 coloured limited-edition woodcuts, complete as index. Disbound, with titlepage and text sheets, in paper-covered card wrappers with lettered cover bearing vignette of three clown's faces. Presented in original printed card sleeve. Tear in cover paper lower left. Foxing to wrappers and title page, plates good. Outer sleeve scuffed and missing two short sides.
A collection of vibrant illustrations of circus acts, each captioned lower left and signed 'Tilmans' in pencil lower right. Stamped 'No 12', of an edition limited to 130. By Belgian artist Émile Henri Tilmans (1888 - 1960).
[Ref: 7715] £580.00