Paris: [EUREDIF], 1928.
Legendre, Jrean Gilles. First edition with these illustrations, no. 168 of 175 copies on “Vélin à la form”, from a total edition of 196 copies. Profusely illustrated with hand-colored dry point etchings and hand-colored vignette shoulder illustrations in the text, by Jean Gilles Legendre. 118 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Morning Amusements, with Hand-coloured Etchings and Plates. Full red morocco, by WOOD, raised bands, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. Small spot on upper cover, else fine. With an erotic morocco ex-libris on front pastedown. With the erotic green morocco large bookplate of Vyvyan Holland, son of Oscar Wilde. Slipcase Barbier VI 83; Gay III, 79. Item #248690
Lovely copy of this erotic classic, also attributed to Mérard Saint Juste, which first appeared in 1787. Exquisitely colored and beautifully bound.
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