AUTHOR: TILLIER, Claude
TITLE: Mon oncle Benjamin. Nouvelle edition illustree de dessins de Sahib. Preface par Monselet.
PUBLISHER: Paris: Librairie L. Conquet, 1881.
DESCRIPTION: LIMITED TO 25 COPIES. 2 vols., 9-7/8" x 6-5/9", limited to 700 consecutive numbered copies, 25 printed on 'Chine fort" of which this is copy #68, with 42 illustrations by Sahie and engraved by Prunaire. Bound in fine full maroon morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, topedges gilt, others uncut, multi color silk bookmarks, original pictorial wrappers and spines bound in, by Chambolle-Duru.
CONDITION: A beautiful set in MINT condition.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This work was turned into a rather popular French film in 1969.