Mademoiselle de Maupin.
1943. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1943.
4to, xliii, 299 pp. Quarter burgundy leather, blue boards, gilt and red monogram to upper board, green cloth label to backstrip with gilt lettering and decorative border, light rubbing to tips, internally fine. Original slipcase somewhat faded.
§ Copy #666 of 1000, signed by the illustrator, the Hungarian-born André Dugo. Théophile Gautier's story of the bold and beautiful Théodore, secretly one Madeleine de Maupin who disguises herself as a man to court a lovely young widow and ends up seducing the widow's male lover as well. Item #124843
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