Contes fantastiques. by FARGUE, Leon-Paul. André VILLEBOEUF, illustrator.

Contes fantastiques. by FARGUE, Leon-Paul. André VILLEBOEUF, illustrator.
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~ Contes fantastiques. Paris: Éditions de la Galerie Charperntier, [ 1944].

4to (336 × 260 mm), pp. 117, [7], including 10 aquatint plates and numerous illustrations. Loose and uncut in original wrappers. Brown chemise (spine defective). From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).

First edition. One of 195 copies on velin de lana, (there are a further 35 copies with an extra suite, total edition 230). A collection of tales by Fargue, illustrated by Villebouef an artist who worked in many different fields including stage design, writing and painting. He worked in Paris in the 1920’s amongst artists such as René Fauchois, Jean-Gabriele Daragnes and Marcel Ayme.

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