Title Mademoiselle De Maupin. Double Love
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher New York The Pierre Louys Society 1927
Illustrator Clara Tice
Seller ID 002645
New York: The Pierre Louys Society, 1927. Gautier's romantic erotic novel has been reprinted many times. This is a Very Good copy of the First Edition Thus, "Privately Printed" for "The Pierre Louys Society" in a LIMITED EDITION of 1250 copies (960 For America). Highly decorative binding in gold and purple; the spine is olive green linen (faded to more of a brown) with gilt lettering. Clean text; 407 pages, rough-cut; with a List of the 12 Illustrations at the end. The illustrations are by Clara Tice (1888-1973), and are exceptional. Tice was an established member of the avant-garde whose work Comstock tried to suppress. She illustrated several books, which are uncommon today. Mild rubbing at margins; closed tear at bottom of Title Page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Limited.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Clara Tice. Privately Printed.