Louys, Pierre The Adventures of King Pausole (c. 1925) London Near Fine – Fine
Louys, Pierre The Adventures of King Pausole (c. 1925) London Near Fine – Fine Condition. Privately Printed in a Strictly Limited Edition for members of the Society of Sophisticates. Amazing illustrations (Erotic Art Deco Style) in nine faux gilt-foil - black tipped in plates with Spider Web tissue guards, bound in black, green, and gold marbled paper covering boards plus gilt titles and decorations on spine and top edge. Other edges are uncut. Book is a Near Fine copy with illustrations and tissue guards intact; a clean, bright copy with minor shelf wear present along top and bottom edges and corners slightly bumped and on first page at the top right small notation in pencil ‘limited edition’ and inside back board several very small numbers/letters are present – done in pencil and located toward bottom (please see pictures). Original pictorial Dust Jacket is in Excellent Condition with a small tear at the top of front cover near spine and some light shelf wear/rubbing and sunning. Overall, a Near Fine – Fine copy and the illustrations are well done. 95.00/20.00 for Shipping.