Vathek Conte Arabe Precede de Beckford ou Le Demon de Fables par G. Jean-Aubry
Edition: First Thus
Paris: Les Esemplaires: 1928. Limited edition 18/99 - original French edition, in dust wrapper. Although the title states 1928, the colophon dates this to March 1931 and says that the date of 1928 was the Oxford University publication. Barcham Green & Co paper. Top edge gilt - remaining edges rough cut. XXXI pp (introduction)-338 pp.
Condition: The dust wrapper is clean, with a little darkening to the spine. A couple of spots, and a tear to the front fold. loss of about 1 inch to the base of the wrapper. Now covered in archival acetate. The boards are clean and tidy, with a touch of darkening to the base of the spine (where the wrapper is missing) only. Overall an excellent copy.