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Author Name    France, Anatole

Title   Mademoiselle Roxane

Binding   Half-Leather

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Limited Edition

Edition   First Edition Thus

Size   12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Publisher   Paris, France Librarie Des Amateurs 1923

Illustrator   Lebègue, Léon

Seller ID   007240

Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. Illustrations en couleurs. Textes de Anatole France. Demi-niger à coins, dos à nerfs richement orné, tête dorée. Exemplaire numéroté sur papier vélin teinté d'Arches. Trés bel exemplaire. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Issued December 15, 1923, by Frazier-Soye, Paris. No. 359 of 1200 copies on Arches vellum. Approximately 7 x 5 inches. Probably issued in paper wrappers, then promptly bound in blue niger (goatskin), with gilt borders and also with crisp gilt-stamped design and lettering to the hubbed spine, and with marbled paper hardboards. Unbumped spine head and tail and with sharp corners. An exceptionally clean and handsome binding, a pleasure to hold in one's hands. Text block firmly bound in. Patterned paper on the pastedowns and FEPs. With a duotone frontispiece plate, 57 numbered pages of text interspersed with charming color illustrations, including decorative initials, a title page portrait, 13 half-page plates and 5 full-page plates. No remainder marks. Just a hint of age toning along the upper part of the fore-edge, not into the pages. Else an impressively clean copy. Rated Near Fine. Artist: Léon Lebègue (French, born Orléans, 1863).

Price = 150.00 USD


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