Paris: Aux Éditions de L'Ibis, 1945. Small quarto. Loose signatures laid into decorated wrappers. Colored illustrations and initials. Crown and toe of wrapper spine faintly frayed, otherwise about fine in chipped glassine. Item #WRCLIT60054
First edition in this format, with colored illustrations by Pierre Valade and 27 wood- engraved initials by Gilbert Poilliot. From a total edition of 995 copies, this is one of fifty copies on Rives paper reserved for the collaborators. Inscribed presentation copy from the illustrator, Pierre Valade, dated 1948, and with an additional signed manuscript denotation that this was an "Exemplaire d'Artiste." This illustrated edition follows the original text of 1533. MONOD 3182.