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First edition

Edmond ROSTAND Cyrano de Bergerac


Cyrano de Bergerac

Charpentier & Fasquelle, Paris 1898, 13,5x19,5cm, relié sous étui.

Charpentier & Fasquelle | Paris 1898 13,5 x 19,5 cm | full morocco with custom slipcase

First edition, one of the rare leading copies on Japan paper limited to 50 numbered copies and a few name-specific copies, the tirage de tête.
Binding in full green morocco, spine in five compartments set with gilt stippling and adorned with double gilt panels decorated with gilt fleurons intheir centres, recolouring and discreet restoration to a joint, gilt roll tooling on the spine ends, frame of double gilt fillets on the boards brightened in the corners with a set of interlacings and gilt fleurons, iridescent green silk endpapers, frame of five gilt fillets and gilt floral motifs in the corners of the pastedown endpapers, covers preserved, top
edge gilt, double gilt fillets on the leading edges, superb binding signed Gruel.
Extremely rare and magnificent copy of the most popular play in French theatre, the tirage de tête set in a perfect binding in full morocco signed Gruel.

25 000 €

Réf : 79719



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