COLETTE, Sidonie-Gabrielle

Gigi

Published: Paris: J. Ferenczi & Fils, 1945.

Date: 1945

PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., 7-3/8" x 5", inscribed on the half-title "Quel affreux papier, chere Alice! Il n’est digne ni de vous, ni du sentiment tres fidele qui attache a vous votre amie Colette", "What dreadful paper, dear Alice! It is not worthy of you, nor of the very faithful feeling that binds to you your friend Colette". Bound in 1/4 French tan marbled morocco, raised bands, gilt lettered spine, original printed wrappers bound in.

Note
The recipient was Colette's old friend Alice Benard-Fleury of Toulon, with whom she corresponded during the War years.

Condition
Hinges fine, closed tear on page 209 affecting several words otherwise a VERY GOOD copy.

Binding
Wrappers

US$950

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