Candide, ou l'optimisme.
Paris: Aux depens d'un amateur (Dr. H.-P. Heineken), 1939.
A beautifully-illustrated edition of this classic.
With 30 hand-colored original aquatints by Maurice Leroy, one of the most artistically and technically accomplished book artists of the 20th century.
Edition limited to 375 numbered copies. Beautifully printed on fine Arches wove paper.
Large 4to. Loose as issued in original wraps. Fine and bright, with no defects, in a minimally worn chemise and slipcase.