Julius De Praetere — Justification and titlepage of this important symbolist book

Julius De Praetere

Justification and titlepage of this important symbolist book
Julius De Praetere — Het Vaderhuis door Karel Van de Woestijne, gedrukt door de Praetere in 1903 (met hulp van de schrijver!)

Julius De Praetere

Het Vaderhuis door Karel Van de Woestijne, gedrukt door de Praetere in 1903 (met hulp van de schrijver!)
Julius De Praetere — Example of the highly stylised art nouveau illustration

Julius De Praetere

Example of the highly stylised art nouveau illustration
Julius De Praetere — Tekst en illustratie, harmonieus gezet door één van de belangrijkste vernieuwers van de boekdrukkunst

Julius De Praetere

Tekst en illustratie, harmonieus gezet door één van de belangrijkste vernieuwers van de boekdrukkunst
Julius De Praetere — Another example of the motif, repeated before each poem

Julius De Praetere

Another example of the motif, repeated before each poem
Julius De Praetere — Both front and endpapers inserted by the editor Van Veen who purchased the stock of De Praetere turned brown as is  the case always.

Julius De Praetere

Both front and endpapers inserted by the editor Van Veen who purchased the stock of De Praetere turned brown as is  the case always.
Julius De Praetere — The colophon with the De Praetere monogram

Julius De Praetere

The colophon with the De Praetere monogram
Julius De Praetere — Original edition cover of the book

Julius De Praetere

Original edition cover of the book

Julius De Praetere Het Vaderhuis

Julius (Jules) De Praetere (1879-1947) and Karel Van de Woestijne (1878-1929), Eerste Verzen zijde: Het Vader-huis (The house of My Father), 1903, the rare handprinted edition illustrated by De Praetere with art nouveau ornements, this number 108 (out of 100 on Van Gelder + 20 on Japon), 25 x 20 cm. Original cover. cover soiled, with waterstaines and bumped corners, back slightly damadged. Inside front and end papers with the Van Veen emblem brown as usual, but otherwise inside in very good condition.

Period 1900-1920

Size: Small

Price: 500-1000

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