29. BOOK. SAPHO.
(Jules Marie Auguste Leroux) - Henri Bouché-Leclercq & Alphonse Daudet
SAPHO. MŒURS PARISIENNES. NOMBREUSES ILLUSTRATIONS EN COULEURS PAR AUGUSTE LEROUX ET H. BOUCHÉ-LECLERCQ.
Paris, A. Ferroud. - F. Ferroud, successeur, 1925.
8vo (25 by 16,5 cm). , 258 pp. + frontispiece portrait of the author in 3 states, by A. Leroux, engraved by E. Decisy + 3 sets (of which 2 in colour) of 61 pochoir illustrations by A. Leroux and Henri Bouché-Leclercq.
Entirely uncut, original printed and pictorial wrappers.
No. 86 of an edition limited to 75 copies (1225 total), printed on japon impérial, initialed in pencil by the publisher.
First edition illustrated by A. Leroux and H. Bouché-Leclercq.
Jules Marie Auguste Leroux [1871-1954], French painter and illustrator, pupil of Léon Bonnat, received "le grand prix de Rome" in 1894 (Judith et Holopherne), received bronze medal at the Paris world exhibition in 1900.
* Carteret, 4, p. 133.