Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 36

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
DJUNA BARNES (1892-1982)

Ladies Almanack. Showing their Signs and their tides; their Moons and their Changes; the Seasons as it is with them; their Eclipses and Equinoxes, as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempters. Written & Illustrated by A Lady of Fashion.

84, [4] pp. Frontispiece, title-page vignette and 21 illustrations by the author, all hand-colored. Small 4to, publisher's plain cream wrappers, top edges faintly toned, light rubbing to head and foot of backstrip, unopened but for first few leaves; prospectus laid in. Paris: privately printed, 1928.

Additional Details

first edition, number 390 of 1000 copies. Unusually fine example, and with the commonly seen blacked-out statement "Sold by Edward W. Titus, 4 rue Delambre, at the Sign of the Black Manikin" unobscured.