Montherlant, Henry de.
La guerre civile.
Henri Lefebvre, Paris, 1964.
FIRST EDITION of Montherlant's play based on the Roman civil war, illustrated with 25 DRAMATIC ORIGINAL SURREALIST DRYPOINTS BY PIERRE-YVES TREMOIS.
CXII, 13 pp. From a total edition of 200 numbered copies, this is one of 150 copies printed on fine BFK Rives wove paper and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, ARTIST, AND PUBLISHER.
This copy additionally SIGNED AND DEDICATED BY THE ARTIST (to Vincent Mouchez) in his angular, calligraphic hand.
LAID IN IS A FINE SIGNED ORIGINAL DRAWING BY PIERRE-YVES TREMOIS.
Large folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT, with the original mylar sheets to prevent offsetting (there is no offsetting at all in this copy, which is important, as Trémois' engravings a very generously inked.) In the original (slightly worn) board chemise and the (somewhat more worn) board slipcase.
AN OUTSTANDING COPY OF A NOTABLE LIVRE DE PEINTRE.