MALLARME, Stephane. TREMOIS, Pierre-Yves. ~ L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune.
With commentary by Leon-Paul Fargue. One of 88 copies for individual members of the Societe des Amis des Livres, this no. 29 printed for Mr. Rene Lavallette-Simon. 23 large erotic etchings (3 double page) around the text and one wood engraving on the front cover by Pierre-Yves Tremois, engraved by Raymond Haasen and Pierre Bouchet. Very large 4to., unbound as issued in the original pictorial wrappers with Tremois engraving in green on upper cover, housed in teh original green cloth backed chemise with printed paper covers spine. Slight rubbing to chemise spine but otherwise an extremely good copy. With the note to the binder inserted loose. Together with an additional 4 leaves with the first three bars of Debussy’s L’Apres Midi printed in green and black and another large full page etching of the Faun by Tremois.
Also with this copy are two large 4pp. menus for the Societe des Amis des Livres for March and November 1948, one at the Cercle Interallie and one at the Automobile Club in Paris, again printed in green and red. They each have an editioned signed etching by Tremois numbered 13 of 56 and 25 of 56 of an unused illustration for the book and an unused title page.