Les Dimanches de la Comtesse de Narbonne. by FELLOWES, Daisy.…

Les Dimanches de la Comtesse de Narbonne. by FELLOWES, Daisy. [Marcel] VERTÈS, illustrator.

~ Les Dimanches de la Comtesse de Narbonne. Paris: Éditions de France, [ 1935].

4to (259 × 200 mm) pp. 191, [5], plus 66 lithograph plates (some double page). Uncut in contemporary red half morocco, preserving original pink upper wrapper. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).

FIRST VERTÈS-ILLUSTRATED EDITION. The best-known novel by Fellowes, French-born author, poet, socialite, Paris editor of Harper’s Bazaar and heiress to the Singer sewing machine fortune. Number 82 on Japon à la forme, numbered 21 to 100, (there are a further 20 copies containing two original drawings on Japon blanc super-nacré and 900 on vélin blanc. Total edition 1000). Carteret IV, 156: ‘Une des bonnes illustrations de l’artiste, très cotée en grand papier.’

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