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    Raymond Radiguet, LES PÉLICAN. PIÈCE EN DEUZ ACTES ILLUSTRÉE D'EAUX FORTES PAR HENRI LAURENS. Paris: Galerie Simon, 1921. First edition.
    Quarto (9" x 13"), 32 unnumbered pages (11 blank). Custom full blue morocco binding, marbled end papers, with original paper cover, with an engraving by Henry Laurens, tipped in the back of the book. Number 80 of 100 printed copies on Holland laid paper, signed by the last printed page by Radiguet and Laurens. Printed by [Paul?] Birault for the text and Eugène Delâtre (1864-1938) for the engravings in Paris (May 25, 1921). Includes 7 original engravings (one of the tipped in front cover and 2 full page) by the French sculptor and illustrator Henri Laurens (1885-1954). Fine. First edition of a two-act play Radiguet wrote at the age of seventeen and performed for the first time on May 24, 1921 at the Théâtre Michel in Paris. First book illustrated by Laurens, which contains 7 original etchings, one on the cover and 2 full page.


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