The Adventures of King Pausole. Illustrated by Clara Tice.
Philadelphia: Privately printed for the Pierre Louÿs Society, 1926. Scarce in original dust jacket. Limited edition of 990 copies, 930 of which were for sale. This is copy #833. Hardback under wrapper in original gilt stamped pictorial blue cloth. Ten beautiful illustrations by Clara Tice; including the erotic colour frontispiece, and nine other full-page two colour plates with gold and silver highlights. This was first published as 'Les Aventures du roi Pausole' in 1900. The dust wrapper is a lightly soiled, and has one small nick to the front at the top. Overall the dust wrapper, book and contents are all in a very good condition. Some pages remain uncut. As we list it, we can find no other copies of this version for sale online with the original dust wrapper. xv, 327 pp. 240 x 170 mm (9½ x 6¾ inches).