Le Lion Amoureux
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1882
Description: Illustrated with 19 vignettes by Sahib (a pseudonym of Louis-Ernest Lesage) and beautifully engraved by Nargeot. Historical and literary notes by Ludovic Halevy. [vi], xix, 170, pp. Short 8vo, superbly bound by Chambolle-Duru in full burgundy morocco with ornate gilt-stamped spine and cover; blue & tan leather doublures; original lavender wrappers bound-in; lower rear corner dented. Paris: Librairie L. Conquet, 1882. Nouvelle edition. Near fine.
Comments: Limited edition. From a total of 500 copies, this is number 14 of 150 copies sur grand papier du Japon Blanc, signed by the publisher. The plates are printed in duplicate, one before lettering.Signed: Y
Book ID: 228433