Item #000011435 Lettres a L'Amazone. Remy de Gourmont.

Lettres a L'Amazone

Paris: Georges Crès et Cie, Les Maitres du Livre, 1914. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [9], 4-355, [6] pp. Later quarter morocco over marbled boards with the spine in five compartments, lettered in gold. Marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Multicolored ribbon bookmark bound in. Title page printed in red and black. Bound with the front and rear wrappers, priced at 8 fr[anks] net on the rear wrapper. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and with engraved initials, head and tailpieces. Copy number 416 made on papier de rives, 1,075 copies printed in this edition total. Brooklyn Museum, "Natalie Barney". Encyclopedia Britannica, "Remy de Gourmont French author". Remy de Gourmont was born to an aristocratic family and had a prolific career of writing books, poems, and essays. This collection is his correspondence with Natalie Clifford Barney, a famous salonist and American expatriate who was openly gay. De Gourmont gave Barney the nickname, "The Amazon" Near Fine. Item #000011435

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Price: $300.00

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