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La Tentative Amoureuse ou Le Traite du Vain Desir by Andre Gide 1921 Numbered Edition

Book Description:
Nouvelle Revue Francaise, 1921. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Special Edition. La Tentative Amoureuse ou Le Traite du Vain Desir by Andre Gide. Translate to: "Attempt Lovers or The Treaty of Vain Desire" Published by Nouvelle Revue Francaise, Paris, 1921, with watercolors by Marie Laurencin engraved on wood by Jules Germain and L. Petitbarat. Original pictorial wrappers, limited 37/400 on Lafuma-Navarre paper. Beautiful had colored etchings. Binding is still tight with minor pulling on the end wrapper's seam and center, please see the photos. Condition: slight foxing on the front wrapper and some foxing on inside seams, mostly towards the back. Chipping on edges and small tears to edge of spine, top and bottom. Name of owner on first page in black pen. Size: 8 3/4 x 9 1/2 The book comes in a custom red canvas hard shell case with Title and name of author on spine. If you have any questions or need additional photos before purchase, please feel free to contact me.

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