1972 · [New York], Printed in Haarlem, Holland
___DESCRIPTION: Cream toned buckram is printed with an allover flower-and-leaf pattern; parchment spine is stamped in pure gold leaf; sixteen full-page water colour illustrations and sixteen in-text line drawings; Lutetia type on cream-white wove paper; 12" tall; pagination: (i) - xvii, (1) - 502, blank (503), colophon (504); signed by illustrator Rene Ben Sussan; Limited Edition no. 1234 of 1500; original glassine wrapper. Monthly Letter and announcement loosely laid in. Slipcase is covered with red-orange paper with cream label on spine with grey text.
___CONDITION: A fine copy; the covers clean, the corners straight and unrubbed, the binding tight with solid hinges, the interior clean and bright, and free of prior owner markings; clean, crisp, as new. The glassine wrapper just about fine with some very minor wear to the head of the spine; the Letter and announcement are both fine, clean and absolutely without wear. The slipcase is in near fine condition; sturdy and strong with bright red-orange colour, the label with minor soil and wear and minor wear to the extremeties.
___CITATION: LEC no. 450.
___POSTAGE: Please note that this is an unusually large and heavy volume, and therefore additional postage may apply; please contact us for details.
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