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Signed book, First edition

Jean de LA FONTAINE & Paul VALERY Adonis



Devambez, Paris 1921, 12,5x18,5cm, broché.

First edition of the preface to Paul Valéry, a 1000 numbered copies on Rives vellum, one draw after 30 Japan.
Illustrated book, frontispiece, a sepia reproduction of the painting The Death of Adonis by Nicolas Poussin.
Our copy is enriched with a postcard from Paulhan on which he added a few words with this copy of Adonis to a friend.
Shaded guards, a shadow left by the postcard on a subsequent custody.


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