Paris: Lucien Gougy, 1923.
First edition. Large quarto. Original color pictorial printed wrappers with elaborate design of dragon highlighted in gold on parchment-style paper which is folded over gray card wrappers. Limited Edition: Copy #222 of 668 numbered copies. Superb illustrations, decorative borders and blocked-in designs by de P. de Pidoll. The illustrations have bold and bright gold-blocked highlights throughout, many with large areas of brilliant gold ink which has not faded. A collection of seven Chinese tales. Book is in very good condition, with some of the leaves uneavenly attached and a small portion of lower spine absent. Internally, the plates are in fine condition.
Price: $350.00 Item #397