SOCIETE DES BEAUX ARTS. GAUTIER, Theophile. A Night of Cleopatra. Preface by Anatole France. Paris. Société des Beaux Arts. [c. 1895].
4to., Full blue morocco, elaborately tooled and gilt with decorative border of ivory, red, and orange inlaid morocco flowers, central fleur-de-lys tooled in gilt with red inlaid morocco, spine gilt with inlaid morocco design, top edge gilt, morocco doublures with gilt border, front interior panel with onlaid central hand-coloured engraved vignette on vellum of Cleopatra,, watered silk endleaves. Illustrated by Paul Avril, each plate printed in three states: plain, India-proof, and coloured. Text on Japan paper. A fine copy.
"Edition de deux mondes", limited to only 20 copies. A lavish production of Paul Avril's illustrated edition of A Night of Cleopatra.