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Leda ou La Louange des Bienheureuses Tenebres

Paris: Editions du Mercure de France, 1898.

First edition. Original silver-lettered green wrappers. Number 319 on Verge D'Arches from a total of 600 Copies. Ten incomparable hand-colored in-text engraved Art Nouveau pictorial initials and tail-pieces by Paul-Albert Laurens, one of the central figures in Art Nouveau book illustration on the Continent. A book widely held as a pinnacle in subtlety of form and beauty in Art Nouveau illustration. Near fine in custom made gilt-titled green cloth folding case with ties.

Price: $2,500.00 Item #2272
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Leda ou La Louange des Bienheureuses Tenebres. Pierre Louys.