Poésies de Sappho. by SAPPHO. André-Édouard Marty, translator and illustrator.

Poésies de Sappho. by SAPPHO. André-Édouard Marty, translator and illustrator.

~ Poésies de Sappho. Paris: [Fequet et Baudier for A. E. Marty], 1955.

4to (323 × 250 mm), pp. 120, [20], including 57 lithograph plates plus an original drawing. Uncut in original wrappers. Green chemise and slipcase. A very nice copy. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).

FIRST EDITION, WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED DRAWING. A beautifully-illustrated Sappho, in both French and Greek (the Greek text is lithographed). One of 20 examples on Grand vélin d’Arches (there were a further 5 examples on Japon Nacré, 10 reserved for collaborators, 20 on Grand vélin d’Arches with a suite on Malacca and 105 on Grand Vélin d’Arches. Total edition, 160).

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