Paris: Librairie Floury, 1930. Limited First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (10 1/2 x 8"). , 285, pp. Uncut. Contemporary 3/4 burgundy calf over cloth, with gold lettering and ruling to spine. Original color pictorial dust-jacket bound in. Title page in red and black lettering. Vignette on title.
First edition, trade issue, after two hundred copies on Japan vellum, of this splendid monograph on the life and work of French Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy.
Lavishly illustrated throughout with numerous b/w and color in-text and full-page illustrations, this work features an original tissue-guarded etched frontispiece by Dufy (signed in the plate).
Although the book bears no stated limitation, this is copy No. 1052 on the colophon.
Binding rubbed along edges, with head and tail of spine chipped. Text in French. Binding in overall fair, interior in very good condition. f to vg. Item #42871