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    Wood Engravings by Lucien and Esther Pissarro
    at the Eragny Press

    [Eragny Press]. Two Limited Editions by Pierre de Ronsard in Matching Bindings. Hammersmith: Eragny Press, 1902 and 1903. Including: Choix de Sonnets. 1902. Limited to 226 copies. Octavo. [8] 5-79 [15] pages. [and:] Abregé de l'Art Poetique François. 1903. Limited to 226 copies. Octavo. [7] 4-44 [4] pages. Both have wood -engraved frontispieces, publisher's devices, decorated initials, designed by Lucien Pissarro and engraved by him and Esther Pissarro. Abregé de l'Art Poetique François: decorated head- and tail- pieces. Matching publisher's decorated paper boards, title and small leaf device in gilt on front cover, spines lightly sunned, minor shelf wear to bindings, both have the bookplate of John Carroll Collins on the front pastedown; front and rear endpapers browned; Choix de Sonnets: spine lightly bumped at head; pages have foxing and occasional browning. Otherwise both books are in very good condition. From the library of John Carroll Collins.

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