Marion Des Neiges. Jean Martet.

Marion Des Neiges

Paris and London: Au Moulin De Pen-Mur, 1946. 199 pages; Limited edition No. 739 of 1000; this example printed sur velin du marais; with 32 brilliantly colored aquarelle illustrations by Pierre Leconte; French text by Jean Martet (1886-1940) French poet, dramatist and writer; original illustrated paper wraps bound in a modern beautiful rose & gray-blue with gold flecking - a fine paper. with dark teal color morocco leather spine and corners, with a leather-onlay portrait of a North American Indian in tan & black leathers on spine, echoing the Leconte artwork within; gilt titles, top edge gilt, the spine with a raised panel for the titling; endpapers to match the boards; some light edge, tips wear to the binding, spine leather a bit mellowed to dark brown from the original teal; some light foxing-spotting, especially preliminary leaves; still an interesting and handsomely executed binding and most probably unique. Item #20081

Price: $125.00

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