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Author Name    Gautier, Theophile

Title   Mademoiselle De Maupin. Double Love

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Limited.

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 7" - 9" tall. Limited.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Clara Tice. Privately Printed.

Price = 100.00 USD

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