‘TOUNY-LÉRYS’ [pseudonym of Marcel MARCHANDEAU]. ~ Élégie. [c. 1908].
8vo (208 × 133 mm), pp. . Uncut in original wrappers. Presentation inscription.
First edition in book form, with an inscription by the author to the poet Albert-Jean. The poem was intended as the prologue to the author’s La Pâque des roses, and was first published in the Mercure de France in June 1908. Lérys was a magistrate and poet who was a member of the Society of French Poets and a good friend of Francis Jammes.