“TO REMAIN UNTIL DEATH YOUR DOG WHO LOVES YOU, WHOM YOU MAY BEAT, AND WHO CARESSES YOU PASSIONATELY”
DAUDET, Alphonse. Sapho. Moeurs Parisiennes. Paris, 1925.
Beautifully illustrated edition of this beloved piece of French literature, number 524 of 1000 copies on Vélin d’Arches, with etched frontispiece portrait of Alphonse Daudet by Auguste Leroux, 15 lovely full-page hand-colored illustrations by Leroux, and 15 hand-colored vignette headpieces, tailpieces and initials. Handsomely bound, retaining the original wrappers, by René Aussourd. $500.