STERNE, Laurence (1713-1768) and Polia CHENTOFF (artist). A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. Paris: Roger Lescaret for The Black Sun Press/Éditions Narcisse, 1929. 4° (210 x 165mm). Title and text printed in green and brown. 5 engraved plates and head- and tailpieces after Chentoff. (Occasional light offsetting or marginal browning). Original printed wrappers, glassine dustwrapper, original slipcase (spine slightly faded, slipcase rubbed at extremities). FIRST CHENTOFF-ILLUSTRATED EDITION, LIMITED TO 400 COPIES, THIS NO.109 OF 335 ON ARCHES. Minkoff A22; Published in Paris p.408.
Pierre-Antoine-François Choderlos de LACLOS (1741-1803) and 'ALASTAIR' [i.e. H.H. VON VOIGHT] (artist). Les Liaisons dangereuses. Translated by Ernest Dowson. Paris: [Roger Lescaret for] The Black Sun Press, 1929. 2 volumes, 4° (280 x 220mm). Titles and text printed in red and black. Frontispiece illustrations and 12 plates after 'Alastair'. (Light marginal browning, occasional light spotting, one leaf with short marginal tear.) Original printed wrappers, glassine dustwrappers, slipcase for one volume (small areas lightly browned and marked, spine ends chipped and with short tears, dustwrappers browned and torn, slipcase a little worn causing losses). Provenance: James Laughlin (1914-1997, bookplate on inside of upper wrapper of vol.I). FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED BY 'ALASTAIR', LIMITED TO 1,020 COPIES, THESE NOS 708 AND 723 OF 1,000 ON MOIRANS PAPER. Loosely inserted is a broadsheet, 8° prospectus for the work, printed in red and black. Minkoff A30; Published in Paris p.408. (3)