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Laclos, Choderlos De."
Les Liaisons Dangereuses. First edn. (thus)."
Toulouse-Paris, Ed. Gemini, 1948. 2 vols. orig. blank wraps, with original lettered dustjackets (printed in red and black). Tog. in a yellow boards portfolio, title in gilt on spine, with original boards slipcase. Hftitles (versos blank). (xiii), 232; (xiii), 241pp.(incl. appendix), in quires as orig. publ. Each volume with 14 delicate coloured plates, after original watercolours by J. Monin, with light erotic undertone, tog. looose in a paper portfoloi with blank wrappers (sous pouchoir), each volume with 1 large delicate coloured headpiece also by J. Monin, decorative initials in red. A copy of this famous french erotic love-story, finely published in quires, printed with wide margins, uncut, in its original boards portfolios. Limited edn. of 56 copies only, printed on watermarked fil Lana, this set bears nr. 72. A fine set. This kind of limited french publications were easly found on the market between the 1950's - 1970's, but have by now almost completele disappeared. Rare. (light marginal foxing to outer wrappers of vol. I)."
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