BARBIER, George. VERLAINE, Paul. ~ Fêtes Galantes.
No. 151 of 200 special copies printed on japon with an extra suite of illustrations in black and white. 20 full page hand-coloured pochoir plates plus pochoir title page and two pochoir illustrations on the wrappers by George Barbier (the plates signed and dated in the plate between 1920 and 1928). 4to., original wrappers with pochoir illustrations by Barbier on the front and back, spine and upper cover lettered in green, extra suite in the original patterned paper covered portfolio and both housed together in the original patterned paper covered slipcase. An extremely good, bright copy in very fresh wrappers, the portfolio has some wear to the spine and the slipcase is darkened and rubbed at the edges.
Barbier’s exquisite Art Deco rendering of Verlaine’s poetry.