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Signed book, First edition

Jean LORRAIN Modernités



Giraud et Cie, Paris 1885, 12x19cm, relié.

First edition, falsely stated the second.
Contemporary Bradel binding in half spinach-green cloth by Paul Vié, spine with a gilt fleuron, double filet and date to foot, red morocco title label, covers preserved.
Handsome, fine autograph inscription by Jean Lorrain to Alphonse Daudet: "...qui ne les lira pas au grand regret de l'auteur ces quelques mauvais vers à intentions modernes, hommage inutile et désespéré...[who, to the great regret of the author, will never read these few paltry lines in the modern vein, in hopeless and desperate homage…]."
Daudet's ink library stamp to first free endpaper.
A fine copy in a perfectly matched discreet binding by Paul Vié. %

2 300 €

Réf : 41335



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