Bernard Grasset, 1927. Item #1173
BAINVILLE, Jacques. JACO ET LORI. Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1927. 12mo., original printed wraps, which are then bound in an attractive brown, quarter-morocco leather and patterned board binding, with gilt-tooled spine. Early edition, 22nd printing. Bainville, a French political writer and historian, was a leading exponent of Conservative ideas between the two World Wars. Signed presentation from Bainville, to Max Dorian, on the half title page. Max Dorain is the pen-name of author Bernard Doreau. Doureau wrote a well-known biography of the Du Pont family, with photographs by his wife, Dixie Reynolds. Also with a single-page, autograph letter signed from Bainville presenting the book. With a lengthy, one-page autograph letter signed (untranslated), apparently from Robert Poulet- the French polemicist, writer, and literary critic. "Robert Poulet" written in a shaky hand at the top of the letter. An interesting association copy! Near fine condition (little wear to the original wraps; all letters have folds). $250.00.