Voltaire, F. A. M. De.
Title THE PRINCESS OF BABYLON.
Binding Hard Cover
Edition First Edition
Publisher The Art Studio Press [New York]. 1928. (1928).
Seller ID 98-0072
1st edition limited. 168, pp. Extra tall 8vo. (10 1/4' x 6 1/2'). 1/4 blue cloth & lilac boards overlayed with gilt veining. Gilt-colored paper label on spine with title & author in blue. Uncut edges. Lilac endpapers. Color frontispiece & 5 other tipped-in plates in b/w by Lui Trugo. Ornate page headings in b/w. Pagination in Roman numerals. Translated by Robert Milton Collyer. An unnumbered copy of a limited edition of 750 copies on Strathmore Saxonet Antique paper. The first 50 copies were issued with hand-colored plates & bound in leather & marbled boards. Aside from this title, the Art Studio Press apparently published only one other title (Memoirs of Cardinal Dubois, 1929) which was also issued in a limited edition & illustrated by Lui Trugo. Wear on the bottoms of both covers, the right edge of the front cover & the left edge of the back cover; bottom corners of both covers heavily worn & bumped; top corners worn, but less so; light wear to spine extremes; some rubs along the left side of the back cover o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. No dustjacket as issued. SEE PHOTO.
French Lit Lui Trugo Decorative Bindings