“THE PERFECT MIRROR OF PENITENCE”
CHATEAUBRIAND, Francois-Rene Vicomte de. Vie de Rance. Paris, 1920.
Lovely illustrated edition of Chateaubriand’s biography of of the 17th-century Abbott Rancé of the monastery of La Trappe, with portraits and vignettes by Perrichon. This copy number 37 of only 400 printed on Vergé Lafuma, a fine uncut copy with original wrappers bound in. $350.