Paris: Dominique Wapler, . First edition thus. The total edition consisted of 350 copies. Twenty-two plates, plus text illustrations. This is one of fifty copies, numbered 22 - 71 (this being copy # 54), which is signed by both the artist, Marianne Clouzot, and the editor, Dominique Wapler, and contains a set of plates printed in black and another set printed in red. 1 1/2” tear along front joint, otherwise fine in publisher’s green speckled paper covered board slipcase and chemise. Slipcase a little worn, but a very good copy, uncut. With original prospectus laid in. Gatherings loose, in white printed wrappers. Printed on BFK de Rives paper. Folio (9.50 x 12.75 inches). 220 pp. Item #13195
Marianne Clouzot (1908- ), who is known for her illustrations of childhood, also illustrated works by Colette, Verlaine, Mistral, Gide, Montherlant, Nerval, Lewis Carroll, Johanna Spryi, Longus, and others.