Paris: Jean Bosc et Co., 1907. Very Good. Item #21314
Paris: Jean Bosc & Co., 1907. First Edition Limited to 200 copies on "papier velin des manufactures d'Arches," of which this is no. 25. Quarto (28.5cm.); publisher's white pictorial wrappers printed in brown and black; pp. & 54 + xxxv ll. of plates printed on rectos only. Wrapper extremities a bit worn and darkened, light foxing along upper cover fore-edge, else Very Good, internally fine.
Inscribed by the artist on half title: "Hommage à François Coppée / Rouveyre." Additionally signed on colophon. Rouveyre's caricature of the French man-of-letters François Coppée is the third in this collection, preceding his death by just a year. Few eminent literary and artistic figures escape Rouveyre's acerbic treatment in this collection, which includes Anatole France, Sarah Bernhardt, and the Pope.