Weimar: The Cranach Press, (1927).
No. 105 of 225 copies (Nos. 201 to 225 were not for sale). There was also a German edition and a French edition. Folio. 116p. Printed on Maillol-Kessler paper hand-made from pure hemp fibre and linen, and sold by Emery Walker. Eric Gill designed and cut the title and lettering around and fourteen initials ornamented by Maillol. With forty-three illustrations drawn and cut in wood by Aristide Maillol (1861-1944). Set by Erich Dressler and Walter Tanz in Jensen roman and Johnston italic. Bound in full crimson crushed morocco with simple vertical gilt spine title of artist and author, t.e.g. (The binding is signed in blind on the rear turn-in which is hard to decipher, but we believe it to be W.L. Smith & Sons). Occasional light spotting to the text, else fine with slight bumps to outer corners. Item #23721
The Book as a Work of Art, The Cranach press of Count Harry Kessler, no. 67; The Artist & The Book, no. 172.