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    Eugéne Montfort; Raoul Doufy [illustrator]. La Belle-Enfant our L'Amour À Quarante Ans. Paris: Ambroise Vollard, 1930. Limited edition of 340 copies, the first 30 of which were printed to "Japon ancien" with an additional suite of plates, of which this is number 22. Folio. 249, [1], 10 pages. Profusely illustrated by Raoul Doufy with 16 plates and numerous text illustrations, additionally illustrated with 93 leaves of Doufy's illustrations to Montal laid paper. Full navy morocco elaborately decorated in gilt and blind. Navy morocco turn-ins stamped in gilt, navy moiré silked endpapers; binder's stamp to front turn-in "Georges Cretté." Internally clean and tight, top edge trimmed, other edges untrimmed, all edges gilt; bookplate to rear blank verso. Dust jacket of stiff navy paper, speckled in silver and gold, with spine and fore-edge folds in navy morocco, spine lettered in gilt. Housed in slipcase, navy paper speckled in gold and silver, navy morocco edge details; somewhat worn, corners bumped. Fine.

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