First English edition with these illustrations. Beautiful mid 20th century full blue calf by Bayntun Riviere of Bath. Five raised bands, gilt decorated compartments, titles in gilt on red and green morocco labels to the spine. The upper and lower boards double ruled in gilt. Gilt decoration to the board edges and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Illustrated with three colour plates after watercolours by Georges Jeanniot. Portrait frontispiece and two further portraits at the rear. A fine copy.
Edited by Edmund Gosse and published in William Heinemann's Library of French Masterpieces series.
Stock code: 17645