Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press. Very Good. 1947. Limited Edition. 1/2 Cloth. One of 100 specially bound copies, of which this is number 65. Signed by author. Original light blue slipcase is a bit soiled. Blue morocco binding is bright and clean. The half crimson cloth appears a bit tired in comparison. Pages are very clean. Some yellowing on endpapers with former owner's name written on ffep. Gilt on the spine and boards is quite bright. Garamond type on mould-made paper. Illustrated abundantly. A pleasing copy; The brief biography of Marie-Louise OMurphy, the model of the celebrated artist, François Boucher, and minor mistress of King Louis XV. Her exciting life began as the impoverished daughter of Irish immigrants, included her time as Bouchers muse, her rise and fall at Versailles, three marriages, and her travails during the Reign of Terror; 36 pages; Signed by Author . (Inventory #: 26820)
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