GOURMONT, Remy de. ~ Le Château Singulier. Paris: Édition du Mercure de France, 1894.
16mo (137 × 110 mm), pp. 81, , including numerous ornaments in red and blue. Uncut in original wrappers, bound in contemporary quarter green cloth. Presentation inscription.
First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the French writer and poet Jean Ajalbert. A short fantasy novel by Gourmont, the Symbolist poet and founder of Mercure de France. Much of his writing stemmed from an interest in medieval Latin literature, he was widely read in his time and an important influence on the likes of Cendrars and Bataille.