Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, . First edition in French. Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, this being copy 68. Contemporary French three-quarter maroon morocco over marbled boards ruled in gilt. Smooth spine elaborately decorated and titled in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Original tan and gold printed wrappers preserved. Collating [ii], 114, , [1, blank]. Title-page printed in tan, green and gold. Ten mounted color plates within decorative borders, descriptive tissue-guards. Chapter titles printed in gold. A very Fine copy.
An exotic fairy tale, richly illustrated by Dulac. With decorations not found in the English language editions, including nine designs of a different small tree in an urn on pages preceding each chapter; decorated initials at start of each chapter; seven tailpieces; two surrounds for letterpress on limitation and colophon. Fine (Item #3611)