Paris: Boussod, Valadon, 1896. Leather bound. Crushed Morocco blue leather boards with gilt stamped design on front cover. Spine has five raised bands with gilt lettering. Inside covers have blue and burgundy leather border with gilt tooling framing white floral silk. End pages are also white floral silk. Color illustrated frontispiece with protective tissue guard. 181 pp, 30 unnumbered leaves of plates with descriptive, protective tissue guards, illustrations and portraits. Good+ Cover has general wear, fading, corner/edge damage. Spine has miising section 2 inch section at bottom, miising top one inch at top. damage and peeling at cover hinge. Bookblock has age toning, page edge damage. Bookplate from previous owner on front end page. Item #190035
Printed in edition of 1000 copies, this being numbered 177. Text is in French. Bound by Taffin. Includes bibliographical references.