Paris: Societe des Beaux Arts, n.d.
"Edition Artistique" Limited to 75 copies. this no. 30. Ten volumes Quarto. Illustrated by various artists (listed below). Most volumes with plates in two states, some hand-colored, the Bourget with all plates hand-colored. Bound in the publisher's binding of full brown crushed morocco with watered silk flyleaves and addition flyleaves of marbled paper, t.e.g., the spine in uneven panels with gilt titles and floral design with colored onlays, the covers with double fillet frames and an inner frame of triple fillets intertwined with flowers and trailing vines in gilt, the flower petals with onlays in red, green, and cream, wide framed dentelles with doblures of red morocco with central floral ornament with onlays on the petals. Some wear to the silk flyleaves, all else fine with slightest rubs. Beautiful art and bindings. Item #21116
The individual volumes:
Shakespeare. ROMEO AND JULIET illustrated by J. Wagrez and Louis Titz
Shakespeare. ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA illustrated by Paul Avril
Longus. DAPHNIS AND CHLOE illustrated by Raphael Colliln
Gautier. KING CANDAULES illustrated by Paul Avril
Gautier. A NIGHT OF CLEOPATRA illustrated by Paul Avril
Gautier. JEAN AND JEANNETTE illustrated by Lalauze
Flaubert. HERODIAS illustrated by Georges Rochegrosse
Flaubert, A SIMPLE HEART illustrated by Emile Adan
Bourget. PASTELS illustrated by A. Robaudi
De Musset. THE LAST ABBE illustrated by Lalauze.