Le Grand Écart. Jean Cocteau.

Le Grand Écart

Paris: Librairie Stock, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Small 8vo, 5 x 7 1/2 inches (130 x 192 mm), [6], 3-203, [3] and errata leaf in pink wrappers covered with an old tissue guard. Offsetting to flyleaf and to pages 26-27 from a bookmark. Spine a bit darkened and with a lean. Tissue guard has a few small nicks and chips. A Very Good copy of a fragile book. The first novel by Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), a largely autobiographical novel about first love. One of 500 copies on vélin pur fil lafuma from a total edition of 575 copies; this is No. 535. Ownership signature of French literature scholar Helen R. Reese on the flyleaf. Item #1377

Price: $175.00

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