Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #21543 .
Small folio. 245, (3)pp with nearly every page illustrated with full color aquarelles from the author's jewel-link watercolors. 150 illustrations. Custom binding in full woven blue and silver silk floral design, titles on Suminagashi marbled paper printed in deep blue, Suminagashi marbled endpapers in shades of blue, tan and white.
Erasure in the upper margin of page one, not affecting text (ownership name?), a couple of pages with repairs to closed marginal tears, none affecting text or illustrations, else a near fine copy with the original wrappers bound in at the rear.