Alphonse Mucha La Plume

Alphonse Mucha: La Plume numbers 197-202, all issues containing a fascicule on Mucha and his work. There were 6 fascicules altogether on his work. 1st July 1897-15th September 1897. Numerous black & white illustrations, c.32 pages each issue. 260 x 185mm. Colour covers by Mucha. This is the deluxe issue printed on japon. There was a loose supplementary plate given with each of the deluxe issues, but only 2 of the 6 are present, an autotype by Joseph Sattler & a woodengraving by Pierre-Eugene Vibert. A few short tears in the top edge of the first & last issues otherwise fine condition. The printing of the covers on japon is much better than the ordinary edition – the deluxe issue cost 5 times the price of the paper issue.

£600