La Priere sur la Tour Eiffel. Jean Giraudoux.

La Priere sur la Tour Eiffel.

Paris: Chez Emile Paul Freres, 1923. First Edition, one of 900 copies on papier verge Blanchet-Kleber, from a total edition of 1000, each hand numbered. Page size: 5-1/4 x 7-1/2 inches; 37pp; + Justification de Tirage. Woodengraving vignette of Eiffel Tower on titlepage by Daragnes. Unique binding in the style of Pierre Legrain: full red morocco with onlays of two deeper shades of red morocco in wave pattern narrowing on spine and expanding at edges of front and back covers, author and title in gilt on spine, pastepaper guards, original yellow wrappers with original woodengraving in bordeaux and black of Eiffel Tower bound in, binding somewhat worn and scuffed at spine ends with split starting at lower front hinge. Although the binding is not signed, the style is similar to that of Pierre Legrain. Printed by Imprimerie Louis Kaldor. Item #3922

Price: $500.00

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