First edition. Exquisitely bound by Henri Duhayon in full orange morocco, illustrated with black, yellow, burgundy and white morocco onlays, highlighted and decorated in gilt. Five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, titles in gilt on burgundy morocco labels to the spine. Silk endpapers. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 40 plates, mostly in colour by Toulouse-Lautrec. Housed in a cork and yellow morocco solander case, titles in gilt on orange morocco to the back strip. The original binding designs in ink on layout paper, mounted and housed in a concealed pocket within the case. With the bookplate and ink ownership inscription of Swedish collector Nils Bonnier to the front binder's blank. A fine copy.

The book was published in a limited edition of 1100 copies of which this is numbered 930. The binding is unique.

Stock code: 22275


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