Le Lion Amoureux

Paris: Conquet, 1882.

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, [8]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.

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.

Illustrator: Sahib [Louis-Ernest Lesage]
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
Edition: Limited
Language: French

Price: $1,750.00

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