La Rance. 20 Gouaches de Jean Urvoy
Paris: Aux éditions Arc-en-Ciel, 1945. Scarce illustrated book with 20 beautiful colour stencilled gouaches by Jean Urvoy. Le Rance is a beautiful river in north western France. It flows into the English Channel between Dinard and Saint-Malo.
Folded cover, in sheets (Italian style). One of only 20 examples on luxury 'Velin chiffon de Lana'. Does not include the separate original by the artist. In glassine wrap. Inside a dark green original slipcase (one side of slipcase not present), with small loss to back. Some foxing throughout and light water damage to the bottom of several pages; does not affect the gouaches. Each gouache with tissue paper. 83 pages. 355 x 270 mm (14 x 10¾ inches).