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Un amour de Swann - ProustUn amour de Swann - Proust
"Swann in Love"
the Jacquemart-André Museum

04 Février 2015

Felicity Lott, classic English soprano singer, Francophone and Francophile, and Jacqueline Bourgès, his musical accomplice, chose the most beautiful melodies to illustrate the Proustian genius.

Alain Square, actor-director, wrote the show from Marcel Proust texts.

What's a signed book?What's a signed book?
What is a signed book?
29 Janvier 2015

An autograph is a handwritten message affixed by an author on a copy of one of his works. It can be specifically addressed to the near of the author, a colleague, and signed or not. Sometimes it is decorated with a drawing (Cocteau), a collage (Prévert) ...

What is a first edition?What is a first edition?
What is a first edition?
29 Janvier 2015

A first edition is the first text print in a given state. Is the first impression of a work. It is sought after by collectors, bibliophiles, for its rarity, specific characteristics and quality of his condition.

What's the bibliophily?What's the bibliophily?
What book collecting?
29 Janvier 2015

Le Littre laconically defines bibliophile like "love of books."

What is an antique book?What is an antique book?
What is an old book?
29 Janvier 2015

The classic definition is that a former book is simply a book that was printed before 1851. But today the term refers to a larger reality: it denotes any rare book, more or less valuable, which not in a traditional library but in "antiquarian booksellers."

Jules VERNE & Louis BENETT L'Etoile du Sud. - L'Archipel en feu chez HetzelJules VERNE & Louis BENETT L'Etoile du Sud. - L'Archipel en feu chez Hetzel
Jules VERNE BENETT & Louis L'Etoile du Sud. - The Archipelago on Fire Hetzel
29 Janvier 2015

Hetzel, Paris (1884-1889), Grd. in 8 (18,5x28cm) connected.

Edition illustrated by Louis Bennett.

Cardboard editor told both elephants and range. Signed Souze plate connected by Lenègre. Back smooth decorated with gilded boxes with names of the bookbinder and tail editor.

The different kinds of book's bindingThe different kinds of book's binding
The different types of binding
29 Janvier 2015

Vellum, calf, morocco, grief, sheepskin .... Jansenist to the band, the grotesque ... Full, half, with corners ... percaline ... signed or not, much of expression that may qualify a binder.

Gustave DoréGustave Doré
Gustave Doré Exhibition: Imaginary in Power
the Musée d'Orsay

28 Janvier 2015

Gustave Doré occupied a central place in the visual culture of the nineteenth century. It marked the imagination of the twentieth and early twenty-first century, and comics - he is considered one of the founding fathers - and film.
The Orsay Museum devotes a virtual exhibition.

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