Lot n° 19
4500 - 5000
LAFORGUE Jules. LEGENDARY MORALS. Paris,... - Lot 19 - Maison de ventes Good
LAFORGUE Jules. LEGENDARY MORALS. Paris, Librairie de la Revue indépendante, 1887. In-12 (185 x 125 mm) of 1 portrait, 227- pp.; grey half-marquin with corners, spine ribbed, cover and spine preserved, untrimmed, gilt head (Alix).
Original edition, posthumous, published by Édouard Dujardin. En frontispice : portrait of the author engraved in etching by Émile Laforgue. COPY BY STEPHANE MALLARME. Edition limited to 420 copies; this one, one of the 24 copies of the press service literate from A to Z (justified Y), carries this autograph sending:
To Mr. Stéphane Mallarmé this beginning of the editor. Édouard Dujardin
At the time of the publication of Les Moralités, Édouard Dujardin, who was close to both Laforgue and Mallarmé, was preparing to publish the large edition of the lithographed poems of the author of Le Faune.
Beautiful copy, soberly bound.
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