18 November 2014
AVRIL, Paul (1849-1928) -- [DROZ, Gustave (1832-1895), attributed to.] Un Été à la campagne. Correspondance de deux jeunes Parisiennes. Paris: [by E. Kapp for C. Hirsch] 1905.
Quarto (235 x 153 mm). 18 photogravures by Paul Avril, including a duplicate suite printed in red. (The stitching of some gatherings a little loose.) Original blue wrappers printed in red and black (light wear at the spine, including a tear at the lower joint).
FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL AVRIL. ONE OF 30 COPIES ON JAPAN PAPER: the tirage de tête. Number 16 from an edition of 330 copies only. WorldCat records only three locations: the British Library, Bibliothèque nationale de France, and Université du Québec à Montréal. Dutel 874; Pia Enfer, 1352; The Private Case 679.
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