Paris, France: Librairie Floury, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good+ condition. Item #019449
[iv], 288 pages of text. Leather spine and corners with exaggerated raised bands on the spine; minor flecking to the light blue cloth-covered boards. Original color lithographed thick paperback cover is bound in following the text. Contains an original etching by Dufy as a frontispiece and is signed by the artist in the plate. There are a few spots of foxing to the etching, mainly in the margins. Contains numerous illustrations in color and black-and-white. The title page in red and black lettering. First edition after two hundred copies on Japan vellum, printed in an unknown limitation; this copy numbered 1034. There are instances of minor soiling to the page margins but the text is quite clean and is unmarked. Measures 10.5 inches (height) x 8 inches.