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GIRAUDOUX, Jean (1882-1944). Hélène & Touglas ou les Joies de Paris. Paris: Au Sans Pareil,...

GIRAUDOUX, Jean (1882-1944). Hélène & Touglas ou les Joies de Paris. Paris: Au Sans Pareil, 1925. Small 4to (183 x 138mm). Half title, etched frontispiece, plate and illustrations by Jean-Emile Laboureur. Contemporary russet morocco-backed suede, top edges gilt, others uncut, original blue printed wrappers bound in. LIMITED TO 1,220 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 588 OF 1,000 COPIES "SUR VELIN D' ANNONAY." With 5 other books, namely Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal ... Introduction d' Andre Gide (Paris, 1917, full plum morocco, ONE OF 750 COPIES), Madame de la Fayette's La Princesse de Clèves (Paris, 1931, coloured plates by Cahout, contemporary blue half morocco, limited edition), Marcus Aurelius's Pensees (Paris, Editions du Cluny, 1936, contemporary green half morocco, limited edition), Lawrence Durrell's Clea (London, 1960, original cloth, without the dust jacket, FIRST EDITION) and Maurice Maerterlinck's L' Oiseau Bleu ([Paris], 1965, coloured plates, original white buckram with a coloured design by Picasso, unidentified inscription [?]by a relation of Maeterlinck to Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan). (6)