# 12474

MONTHERLANT, Henry de, 1895-1972; DELAUNAY, Robert (illustrator), 1885-1941

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$350.00 AUD

Paris : L’Arbre Chez Spes Editeur, 1928. Edition limited to 525 examples, of which this is one of 465 numbered copies on Vélin pur fil Lafuma (copy no. 375). Large octavo, publisher’s brown wrappers printed in black, 310 pp + contents page + colophon, illustrated with 10 hors-texte lithographs in black by Robert Delaunay, all with tissue guards intact; a fine copy, partially uncut.

The first illustrated edition of Montherlant’s first published work (1920), a collection of prose pieces inspired by the tragic sacrifice of youth in the Great War.