1929 · Paris
by Des Courieres, Edouard and Luc-Albert Moreau
Paris: Librairie Floury, 1929. Hardcover. VG. Oversized gray board portfolio with purple lettering on spine, bw illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, VII, 108 pp, followed by 60 unnumbered bw leaves of plates with tissue guards, all unbound in slipcase portfolio. Text in French. The present physiology of boxing edition illustrated with sixty original lithographs by Luc-Albert Moreau has been printed in two hundred and forty-two copies, namely: No I - A single copy on Japon Imperial containing two suites of lithographs on ancient Japan and on Montval, all the proofs and sixty original drawings by the Artist. Number 2-61- - Sixty copies on Japon Imperial, enriched with two suites of lithographs on Ancient Japan and on Montval. No 62-172 - One hundred and eleven copies on vellum Rives paper. Twenty copies on vellum paper from Rives enriched with a series of lithographs on paper by Annam, marks from A to T and reserved for the bookseller E. Weyhe from New York. An eight page foreword by Henry De Montherlant.
(Inventory #: 176382)