Roger ou les à côté de l'ombrelle.
Meudon: Editions de l'Ombrelle (Jean Budry), 1926.
FIRST AND ONLY EDITION (aside from cheap recent reprints) OF ONE OF THE GREAT EROTIC NOVELS OF THE 20TH CENTURY.
This erotic novel, generally attributed to artist Jean Lurçat, is illustrated with 5 stunning, graphically erotic, hand-colored hors-texte etchings (the etchings are undoubtedly by Lurçat).
Edition limited to 112 numbered copies, of which this is one of 100 printed on fine pink Ingres laid paper.
Squarish 8vo. Original printed wraps. Wraps lightly worn and soiled, but still attractive. Internally uncut, FINE AND BRIGHT.
Pia col. 1277; Perceau 331 (Perceau mentions that this book was published at 225 francs in 1926, and by 1930 was already worth 350 francs).
A NEAR-PRISTINE COPY OF AN IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE BOOK.