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Pygmalion Limited edition, signed and numbered - J J Rousseau - 1883. 
Paris: J Lemonnyer, Libraire-Editeur, 1883. first edition. Hardcover. very good +. Quarto- 11 x 8.5. Moreau Le Jeune. signed. Signed on front endpaper by the engraver. Limited to 525 copies overall, 100 copies of which were made of Japan Paper, 24 China paper, 25 white vellum, 375, in Holland paper. This is the Japan paper, edition of 100, this being hand numbered at # 24. In very good+ condition with wear to the front and back hinge but no detachment, and wear to corner edges- otherwise intact, clean and unmarked. Slight rippling of paper edges as can be expected with Japan paper. A beautiful example of fine printing and binding processes, with multiple repeated engravings, heavy, elegant paper, marbled endpapers and beautiful dark blue, leather, three quarter binding. Published by J Lemonnyer, 1883. A re-impression of the original published in 1775. More images available at www.kabibooks.com
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