New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1949. Hardcover. Translation and introduction by Jacques LeClarcq. Illustrations by Bernard Lamotte. 4to. Beige burlap with burgundy lettering, burgundy cloth-covered slipcase with gilt spine lettering. xiii, 69pp. Color frontispiece, color illustrations. Near fine/very good. Spine faintly age toned per usual; slipcase lightly edgeworn and a bit sunned. Item #47579
Attractive LEC production of this 1903 short story also reworked into a comedic play. Colophon at rear notes limitation of 1500 numbered copies (this #241) signed by illustrator Lamotte. Publisher's 5½" X 8½" printed announcement laid in. NEWMAN 200.