The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
France, Anatole; Lafcadio Hearn (Translator) , Sylvian Sauvage(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: For the Members of The Limited Editions Club
Date Published: 1937
Edition: Limited edition
Book Id: 27153
SIGNED. 190pp. Quarto [29 cm] Light green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles and decorative green ink stamped vignettes on the spine and covers. Top edge gilt. Very good. The covers are subtly rubbed and discolored, and have multiple very faint scuff marks. The covers have numerous large light moisture stains, however they are barely visible. The front cover is slightly warped. There is a 1 inch long scratch in the cloth of the rear board. There is a 1/2 centimeter long split in the cloth at the foot of the spine. Slight spine slant. The bottom edge of the text block has a very small light stain. There is a moisture stain on the top edge of the front free endsheet that measures 3/4 inch tall by 2 and 1/2 inches wide. The pages are mildly yellowed, but very clean. No slipcase.
Number 1258 of 1500. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page.