LOUŸS (Pierre). Les Chansons de Bilitis

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LOUŸS (Pierre). Les Chansons de Bilitis (The Songs of Bilitis). Paris, Société du Mercure de France, 1898.

In-8° octavo, half-Morocco leather green corners, sides with single gilt fillet, spine with raised bands, gilt top edge, cover conserved(Franz).

Second edition, PARTLY ORIGINAL, comprising 52 unpublished pieces.
Colored frontispice by P. Albert LAURENS.
Printing of 609 EXAMPLES, this one (n° 99), one of 550 on vellum.

EXAMPLE ENRICHED WITH TWO LADY PORTRAITS DONE IN PEN, INCLUDING A CARICATURE OF HENRI-GABRIEL IBELS AND YVETTE GUILBERT BY PAZZI, AS WELL AS THE AUTHOR’S ENVOI TO YVETTE GUILBERT.
Few black lead inscriptions in volume and on the end papers concerning performing the music.

From the library of J. C. Courbin, with ex-libris nameplate.

Back with abrasions and frayed ; few décharges.
 

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