Paris: Hachette et Cie, 1905.
Attractively bound by Isabella van Haersholte in full crushed olive green morocco with four matching leaf and blossom designs around stylized hearts in gilt ruling, each corner having four onlaid blossoms in beige, design repeated on rear cover, spine with geometric ruling in gilt on panels. Superb wide dentelles with four concentric gilt-ruled lines. AEG. A total of 32 separate blossom morocco onlays on both covers. Monogrammed "IvH 1906," in gilt pallet on rear dentelle, i.e., Isabella van Haersholte. This is van Haersholte's own copy, with her attractive decorative bookplate on front pastedown. Binding somewhat rubbed, near fine. Little is known about this accomplished binder, but her work appears to of some moment.
Price: $1,500.00 Item #4666