Les Bibliolatres de France, 1949. hardcover. Precedee d'une Etude Bibliographique et Litteraire de Mario Roques sur "Le Songe de Poliphile." Illustarted with 34 reproductions of 15th and 16th century woodcuts, plus headpieces and colophon. 88pp. 4to, unbound, in original blue printed wrappers and board slipcase (rubbed), uncut. Brie-Comte-Robert: Les Bibliolatres de France, 1949. Very good (+). very good(+).
Charles Nodier (1780-1844) was a French man of letters identified with the Romantic movement. His last novel, "Franciscus Columna," about a Dominican friar, was taken from a 15th century work called "Le Songe de Poliphile."