GIONO, Jean and Jean LURCAT. Animalites.

(Paris): B. Klein, 1965. First edition. Folio. 128 pages. A beautifully produced imaginary bestiary. One of 150 copies on vélin d’Arches), with title illustrations, 14 text illustrations (of which 3 double-page) and 4 double-page original lithographs on vélin de Rives by Jean Lurçat, (printed by J. Berto in Marseille). The lithographs laid loose in separate cloth portfolio with ties, the main work in loose quires in original wrapper. Both items housed in the publisher’s drop-back box.  A very nice edition signed by both the author and illustrator.



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