22 - 23 March 2005
MONTESQUIOU-FEZENSAC, Robert de (1855-1921) -- Bibliothèque de Robert de Montesquiou. Preface by Maurice Barrès. Paris: Maurice Escoffier, 23 April 1923-15 April 1924.
3 volumes, 8o (235 x 180 mm). Photographic portrait of Montesquiou. Original printed wrappers (part I worn, upper wrapper detached); green cloth folding case.
Sale catalogue of Montesquiou, the French writer and dandy who was immortalized first by Huysmans as Des Esseintes in A Rebours and, more famously, by Proust as Baron de Charlus. The last part prints an unpublished chapter of his Pas éffacés. Blogie II, cols. 294, 296, 297. (3)
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