GIDE, André. Les Caves du Vatican, sotie... - Lot 102 - Pierre Bergé & Associés

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GIDE, André. Les Caves du Vatican, sotie... - Lot 102 - Pierre Bergé & Associés
GIDE, André. Les Caves du Vatican, sotie by the author of Paludes. Paris, Éditions de la Nouvelle Revue française, 1914; 2 volumes in-8 soft havana chagrin à la Bradel, smooth spines, cold fillet framing the boards, untrimmed, gilt head, cover preserved (period binding). First edition, dedicated to Jacques Copeau. One of the first 50 copies on candle paper of the Arches paper mills, not in trade (nº XXXIX). Unique edition of 550 copies. Portrait of the author on the frontispiece of the first volume, engraved with soft varnish by Paul-Albert Laurens and printed on Japanese paper. Autograph note signed on the false-title : " le papier boit André Gide ". Beautiful copy bound at the time in the workshop of Paul Claessens. The endpapers are by Georges Lemmen (see Pascal de Sadeleer, Les Papiers de garde de Georges Lemmen in Le Livre et l'Estampe, 1993, p. 95, nº7. ) Some foxing due to the nature of the paper.
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