LEDA, In Praise of the Blessings of Darkness. Pierre Louÿs.
LEDA, In Praise of the Blessings of Darkness.
LEDA, In Praise of the Blessings of Darkness.

LEDA, In Praise of the Blessings of Darkness.

(Easthampton): Cheloniidae Press, 1985. 8 x 11. (42) pages. Six erotic wood engravings and 5 erotic drypoint etchings in color by Alan James Robinson. Blind-embossed blue paper boards edged with white pigskin. Extra suite of the engravings and etchings, numbered & signed is laid with the book into a quarter pigskin traycase. Fine with prospectus. WITH an original signed pencil drawing of one of the etchings. Item #18268

No. 14 of 75 copies signed by Robinson, who printed the etchings on handmade Gampi. Harold McGrath printed the wood blocks, with letterpress by Wild Carrot. Bound by Peter Geraty. Translation by David Ball, Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Smith College. (The edition was 60 deluxe, as this copy, and 15 "state proof.").

Price: $1,500.00

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