With 8 original erotic drawings by Georges Villa

[VILLA, Georges, artist] ANACREON. Les Odes d'Anacreon, Teien. Traduites de Grec en Francais par Remy Belleau. Ensembles quelques petites Hymnes de son invention.

Paris. La Reconnaissance. 1928.


8vo., in contemporary half gilt ruled brown morocco over marbled paper boards signed Yseux SR of Thierry Simier, original wrappers bound in, spine lettered in gilt with floral pattern blocked in black, marbled endpapers. Initials printed in blue, woodcut frontispiece by Pierre Gandon. A little sunning to spine, otherwise a fine copy.

Limited edition of 305 copies. This copy extra illustrated with 8 original illustrations in pencil, pen and ink, and pastel, 4 full page and 4 vignettes, by Georges Villa. The sensuous drawings are all signed (and some captioned) by Villa in pencil. With a note in Villa's hand on titlepage and a note by Villa tipped in.