Lot 861

DAUDET, Alphonse Kings in exile. Parisian novel. Paris E. Dentu 1879 In-12 : [2 bl.]-[6]-411-[2] pp. (Burnished, slight soiling at the 1st ff., some stings). Red half-marq. with corners signed [Roman] Raparlier, marbled paper plates surrounded by a golden net, gold floral spine with nerves, gilt head (faded leg., edges and spine lightly dark, rub. pet. near upper headdress). Original edition. One of the very rare ex. on holland Van Gelder, only large paper edition (not justified). Ref. Talvart & Place IV:20.