BECQUE, Maurice de. JUVENAL. ~ Satire sur les Femmes.
Translated by Louis Jarty. One of only 40 deluxe copies printed on Japon with an extra suite of prints in shades of sanguine, this no.20. 30 hand-coloured aquatints by Maurice Becque highlighted in gilt. 4to., bound in later half maroon morocco with marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers, spine lettered in gilt, original wrappers bound in. A sumptuous copy.
Maurice de Becque (1878-1928) was a noted French illustrator and painter, this is one of his later books with a sophisticated style and finish.