Paris: La Connaissance, 1925. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #23410 .
4to. Full vellum over semi-rigid boards. Spine and boards gilt with onlays of red, blue and green. Top edge marbled. Vellum clasps. Finely printed by Charles Nypels, master printer of Maastricht. Frontispiece portrait of Du Bellay engraved by Henri Jonas. Printed letterpress with blue capitals and red verse numeration. The title page in red and blck and with a coat of arms in red and blue on a ground of silver leaf.
One of 280 numbered copies from a total edition of 380. This is copy No. 66.
Vellum only lightly soiled. It tries to yawn but the clasps are holding it in place fairly well.
A presentation of the poetry of Joachim Du Bellay on the occasion of his fourth centenary. Wraps bound in, and with the publisher's prospectus laid in at the rear.