REGNIER, Henri de.

Lot 1583
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REGNIER, Henri de.
The Altana or Venetian Life. 1899-1924. Paris, Mercure de France, 1928. 2 volumes in-8 [247 x 162] of 277 pp; 286 pp, (2) ff : half havana leather, ribbed spine, gilt head, untrimmed, covers and spine kept (G. Gauché). First edition. One of the 202 copies reprinted in the in-8 grape format, this one being one of the 154 on Hollande Van Gelder paper (n° 42). Copy of the writer and literary critic Gérard Bauër (1888-1967), member of the Académie Goncourt, with his bookplate. It is enriched by a letter from the author to Bauër, dated August 9, 1931 (1 page in-16), and by the reproduction of a photograph representing Henri de Régnier in company of Jean-Louis Vaudoyer in 1909, offered to Bauër by Alfred Maubert on February 1, 1958. Copy complete with double covers. Small loss at one of the spines, slight cracks and some rubbing at the hinges.
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