(CÉZANNE, Paul.) MIRBEAU, Octave, & others.
First and limited edition, number 311 of 400 copies printed on papier à grain. An important monograph on Cézanne, containing a four-page Preface by one of his early champions, the novelist and art critic Octave Mirbeau.
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Folio. Original blue cloth, gilt banded and lettered spine, top edges gilt. Publisher’s monogram printed in red on title page, original etching by Cézanne as frontispiece, original lithograph portrait of Cézanne by Vuillard, original lithographs by Bonnard, Denis, Matisse, Roussel, Signac, Vallotton, Maillol, 4 tipped-in colour plates (with captioned tissue-guards) after watercolours by Cézanne, numerous monochrome plates, 7 small photographic mounted plates of Cezanne in conversation with Mirbeau. Spine sunned and rolled, front cover sunned at periphery, back cover lightly rubbed. A very good, clean copy.