Paris: Librairie de France, 1931.
Legrand, Edy. First Edition, No. 131 of 168 copies (tirées sur les Presses du Châtel). With 50 lithographs by the author. 2 vols. Folio. Two original board portfolios, decorated in black, green and silver with flat lettered cloth spines, house the book's unbound sheets and plates. The portfolios are a little worn, the contents fine Item #54358
An exotic novel, in French, set on a mythical tropical island, and illustrated with 50 imaginative black and white plates, conceived by the artist to exploit all the resources of lithography. The preparation of these illustrations took almost five years. Edy-Legrand, in addition to his book illustrations, was noted for his murals and decorations of French ocean liners and smart Parisian stores.
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