First edition. Good hardcover with poor dustwrapper. First edition. Missing front endpaper. Spine lean. Corners on cover slightly bent. Spine lightly faded on red cover. 2 inch piece missing on bottom end of dustwrapper spine. One inch piece missing on top end to dustwrapper spine. Corners on dustwrapper chipped. Taping on edges of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper browned.
Octavo, original pictorial red cloth stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition in English. Fourteen risquÈ stories. A translation, by Guy Chapman, of L'EUROPE GALANTE. A small photograph of the author clipped from a magazine is tipped onto the half title page. Gold stamping on spine panel dull, free endpapers tanned, a tight, clean, very good copy. (#116942)
Good. No dust jacket. Minor damp-staining to binding; some wear; several fore-edges chipped due to rough opening; else good condition. 234 p. Small octavo in red cloth binding. A rather nice signed gift inscription by film character actor Franklin Pangborn and dated Dec. 6. 1926, on the 1st free endpaper. Pangborn notably played sissified characters in W. C. Fields movies and many others.
1. pp. 233. Description: 233 p. Translated from french by Guy Chapman. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.
First Edition, Limited Edition # 719 of 1050 copies. Hans Flato dustjacket art. "The most brilliant and audacious book that has yet come from Paul Morand, his gayest and most exotic series of excursions into the night life of European capitals." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with nickel sized chip at top spine end.
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