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Paris: Le Livre Contemporain, 1905. Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. A beautiful binding by P. Ruban, dated 1909, in the 'Art Nouveau' style. Glorious pastel hued inlaid flowers decorate the panels and boards. Raised bands, wide dentelles with borders of pink and green floral inlays and watered silk doublures and end papers. All edges gilt. With morocco and calf lined chemise and slip case which have ensured the almost 'as bound' condition. With the leather bookplate of George Wendling on the first blank (offset onto the second blank and his neat stamp on the third blank). The original blue/gray wraps bound in. Limited edition of just 117 copies of which this is number 73. With etched frontispiece and vignettes.
Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books [United Kingdom]

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