4o (308 x 245 mm). ILLUSTRATIONS: TWO ORIGINAL ANIMAL DRAWINGS BY JOUVE, 72 color illustrations by Paul Jouve (including 35 plates) and an extra suite of 72 black and white illustrations. BINDING: Contemporary full brown morocco by E. MAYLANDER with overall Art Deco design of alternating bands of gilt, silver and black triple triangular patterns, flat spine uniformly decorated and gilt lettered, top edge gilt, sliver silk endpaper and doublures; morocco tipped board slipcase.
LIMTED EDITION, number 17 of 20 copies of a total edition of 150 signed by Jouve.
cf. F. Marcilhac, Paul Jouve Peintre Sculpteur Animalier 1878-1973, Paris, 2005, p. 380.
The Steven A Greenberg Collection Masterpieces of French Art Deco