Les Chansons de Sao Van Di
Paris: Louis-Michaud, 1910. Limited first edition. Signed and dedicated by Ajalbert to half title page. One of 870 copies on alfa paper, bound in hand coloured illustrated wrappers. (This copy # 277 of 870). B/w photographic portrait frontis of Sao Van Di with tissue guard. Twelve beautiful full-page colour illustrated plates. 101 pages. 255 x 170 mm (10 x 6¾ inches). Erotic French love story set in Laos, telling the tale of Kao Som Sène and the songs he sings for the beautiful Sao Van Di.
Condition: Softback covers are a little toned / soiled. Spine has small closed tears to head and tail. Sporadic light foxing throughout, otherwise a very good copy.