La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits (Signed Limited Edition)

La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits (Signed Limited Edition). Edmund Dulac.
La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits (Signed Limited Edition)
La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits (Signed Limited Edition)
La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits (Signed Limited Edition)
An exotic fairy tale illustrated by Dulac
La Princesse Badourah. Conte des Mille et une Nuits (Signed Limited Edition)

Paris: L'Édition D'Art H. Piazza, [1914]. 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, [3], [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)

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