“ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL LITERARY FRENCHMEN OF HIS TIME”
CLARETIE, Jules. Canne de M. Michelet. Paris, 1886.
Limited first edition, number 133 of only 150 copies printed on Japon paper (1000 copies total), this handsome wide-margined copy containing a frontispiece portrait of Claretie, a wonderful watercolor on the half title by Paul-Léon Jazet and 12 full-page engravings in two states by Toussaint after Jazet, with original wrappers bound in, beautifully bound in rich red morocco gilt. $1850.