This copy is one of only 50. It is lettered VII(#7). The Roman numeral copies don't pop up very often. The book was banned in 1950. The 24 illustrations are gorgeous and hand colored.
The front page is uncut, and the 2nd to last page is uncut. The last page of the print is in the shape of a heart and translates to. COMPLETED PRINTING IT WAS DRAWN FROM THIS BOOK OF LOVE > THE FIRST. > ILLUSTRATED WITH 24 IN-TEXT AND 6 IN-TEXT ORIGINAL IN HAND COLOR, 1053 COPIES.
ITS PRINTING, LIMITED TO THIS NUMBER, COMPRISES THREE COPIES EACH CONTAINING ORIGINAL DRAWINGS IN COLOR, 8 SKETCHES OF THE IN - TEXTS, THE ESSAYS, GOODS FOR PRINTING, NAMED EXEMPLAIRE HORS COMMERCE NUMBERED A, B, C, A THOUSAND COPIES ON VÉLIN DE RIVES, NUMBERED FROM 1 TO 1000, FIFTY COPIES RESERVED FOR THE AUTHOR, THE ARTIST AND THEIR FRIENDS, NUMBERED FROM I TO L. ARTISAN PARIS SIEN COPY NOVI. The condition of the book is really good for how delicate the cover is.It is a paperback cover, and the spine has some damage at the bottom 2 inches and the top half inch. The internals are in excellent condition.
All of the text and illustration's look brand new. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "desertwindsrarebooks" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.