BANVILLE, Théodore de. Léon LEBÈGUE, illustrator. ~ Gringoire. Comédie en un acte et en prose. Paris: [Frazier-Soye], A. Ferroud, F. Ferroud, Successeur 1919.
12mo (190 × 125 mm), pp. , 120, . 19 etched plates and ornaments by Labègue, hand-coloured and present in three states, hand coloured initials. Original pictorial wrappers. A fine copy, as issued. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).
First edition with illustrations by Lebègue, a delicious medievalist fantasy, complete with coloured illuminated borders and initials. This is one of 70 copies on japon with the illustrations in three states, two of which are coloured (total edition of 1025).
Carteret IV, p. 56: ‘Édition estimée et cotée’.