Pierre Louÿs - Romans et Nouvelles. Illustrations de Marielle Lydis - 1934

Beschreibung
Pierre Louÿs - Romans et Nouvelles. Illustrations de Marielle Lydis - 1934
Illustriert, Literatur - Anzahl: 7 - Buch

Pierre Félix Louis, known as Pierre Louÿs (1870-1925) was a French poet and novelist also known by the pen names Chrysis, Peter Lewys and Pibrac.

One of his best-known quotes was:
" Je veux démoraliser la vie privée de mes contemporains."
That says it all...

This superb illustrated edition includes famous works such as the sultry "Les Chansons de Bilitis", "Aphrodite" (whose success caused a scandal), "La femme et Le Pantin", "Les Aventures du Roi Pausole", an ironic and cheeky novel.

Volume I: Les Chansons de Bilitis - 209 pages
Volume II: La Femme et le Pantin - 166 pages
Volume III: Aphrodite - 258 pages
Volume IV: Les Aventures du Roi Pausole - 340 pages
Volume V: Sanguines - 218 pages
Volume VI: Archipel - 248 pages
Volume VII: Psyché - 190 pages

Seven volumes (complete) published by the Union Latine d'Editions in 1934.
Limited edition of 5000 copies on vellum rag paper.
Green full leather binding by Ranbeynes & Fils.
Smooth covers and spines, gilded fillets on the covers and spines indicating the volume number, gilded titling.
Gilded upper edge.
Sprinkled green, black and gold endpapers.
Gold, red and yellow bookmarks.
54 out of text illustrations, including 22 in colour.
35 in text illustrations.

Set in very lovely condition, moderate signs of wear on the leather with some minute lacks, scratches and marks. No friction on the covers, borders, spine or crowns.
Booklets in superb condition, only some of the cuts on the pages were badly done, a small cut and a minute spot of soiling (photos 29 to 32).
No foxing, very sound binding.
Copy 4836 (each volume is numbered).
Weight: 7.5 kg
Carefully packed, tracked and insured shipment.

Los-Details
Objekt
Buch
Anzahl der Bücher
7
Thema
Illustriert, Literatur
Autor/ Illustrator
Pierre Louÿs
Buchtitel
Romans et Nouvelles. Illustrations de Marielle Lydis
Zustand
Sehr gut
Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
1934
Ausgabe
Bebilderte Ausgabe
Sprache
Französisch
Originalsprache
Ja
Verlag
Union Latine d'Editions
Bindung
Leder
Abmessungen
225×175 mm
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