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title page for Cyprian Barballe
  • Georges Lemmen, designer
    1865–1916
    born: Brussels, Belgium ; died: Brussels, Belgium
    Gustave Kahn, author
    1859–1936
    born: Metz, France ; died: Paris, France
  • title page for Cyprian Barballe, 1899
  • Die Insel (The Island), volume I
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 233 x 178 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 7 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0099.01
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Title page of a short story with decorative ornament framing the title. Text continues on verso. Font is a German Gothic - similar to Fette Fraktur.