6335. Binding by Olsen with illustrations by de Segonzac

OLE OLSEN BINDING. GIGNOUX, RÉGIS. L'Appel du clown. Comédie en un acte de Régis Gignoux. Paris (Jourde) 1930.

Folio (325x255 mm). 25 etchings Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac. Limited edition of 120 copies, of which 70 copies on Vélin Hollande, this is number 85.
Untrimmed in modern pink full morocco, minor wear, covers with geometrical decor in gilt and colours, inner doublure of silver-coloured paper, spine with title in gilt, gilt edges (signed Ole Olsen Co'libri, 1982). Blue cloth case, slightly soiled. With wrapper and spine bound in.

Ole Olsen (1932-2009), Danish artist, bookbinder, worked amongst others for the famous Swiss binder Hugo Pellers. He also worked as a teacher at Galleria del bel Libro og Scuola d'Arte per Legatori Artistici in Ascona in 1967-71. In 1972 he opened the book gallery Co' libri.

From the library of Hugo Wistrand (1933-2014).