Lot n° 341
80 - 120
Result with fees
Henry de MONTHERLANT
The Olympics. Paris, Crès, 1926. In-8, brown half-maroquin with wedges, richly ornamented 4 nerves back, golden head, cover and back (Zendel).
Talvart, XX-42-7A /// 374-(3f.).
First complete collective edition published in the collection "Maîtres et jeunes d'aujourd'hui" illustrated with 3 off-text lithographs by Yves Alix.
One of the 50 offprints, here on van den Velde vellum (I/L).
A copy of the author's uncle, bearing an autograph signed on the false title: A mon cher oncle Jean, / respectful and friendly / souvenir / M. / Sept. 29, 1926.
The copy also contains four autograph pages copied and signed by Montherlant, recounting his grief to a comrade wounded in the trenches of the First World War.
A fine copy despite an in-fine, poorly cut page.
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