A Thousand and One Follies and His Most Unlooked-For Lordship, Jacques Cazotte, 1927, Limited, numbered edition
A Thousand and One Follies and His Most Unlooked-For Lordship. Translated from the French of Jacques Cazotte by Eric Sutton. With an introduction by Storm Jameson.
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd, Autumn 1927. First edition thus. First English translation. The original works were first published in France in 1742 and 1767 respectively. Limited edition of 1,000 copies for England and America, of which this is No. 489. Part of a Series of XVIII Century French Romances, edited by Vyvyan Holland. Printed at The Curwen Press, Plaistow.
A very good hardback with pictorial printed paper over boards with linen spine and gilt title. Cover bumped at corners, with a few wear marks. Bookseller's stamp to first pastedown. Free endpapers with offsetting.
Text pages are bright and clean and soundly bound. With uncut edges as issued.
Text in English.
xvii + 189pp.
Dimensions: Approximately 229mm high x 155mm wide x 23mm deep.
Weight: Approximately 488g (unpacked).