1932 · Paris
by Pascal, Blaise
Paris: Éditions d'Art Jou et Bosviel, 1932. Copy # 4 of 25 copies on Chine pur műrier imprinted with the name of M. Louis Barthou.(entire edition 240: 25 on chine. The edition de tęte as this, 25 on Japon, 25 further on Japon Imperial; 150 on arches; 15 HC). 8vo. Full maroon morocco, tastefully line in gilt, smooth back with title in gilt. By Marot-Rodde. With prospectus at end. Bookplate of Louis Barthou. Matching morocco tipped open slipcase. Fine copy.
The essays by Pascal with decorations by Louis Jou and a new typeface set by atelier du Vieux Colombier.
Provenance: Jean Louis Barthou was a French politician of the Third Republic who served as Prime Minister of France for eight months in 1913. Born: August 25, 1862, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France Assassinated: October 9, 1934 during his duties as Foreign Minister. (Inventory #: 1294)