Paris: Piazza & Cie, 1899.
First edition. Small Folio. Original blue-grey pictorial wrappers. Number 130 of 330 Copies on 'Velin de Vosges a la cuve.' 26 exquisite and delicately rendered text color plates and 24 illustrations by Gaston de Latenay. With the original scarce folio-sized prospectus in printed wrappers containg three full-page color plates and descriptions of the book. A monumental production, aesthetically Art Nouveau in every way, De Latenay's delicate line and pastel color palette make this book among the more beautiful of the period. Near fine. In a superb custom-made clamshell folding box with light green cloth covers and interior and tan cloth sides (all Japanese Asahi bookcloth), by Carolina Veenstra.
Price: $2,800.00 Item #2270