James, Henry; [Laurencin, Marie]; Lanoire, M. (translator); Clairoin, D. (translator)
Dans la cage, suivi de L'élève et de L'autel des morts
Paris: Librairie Stock, 1929. Small square quarto, contemporary half green calf gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, ribbon marker, original wrappers with price ticket bound in. Rubbing to calf spine, text block mildly toned.
Limited French edition of three unsettling short works from Henry James's middle period: “In The Cage" (1898), “The Pupil" (1891), and “The Altar of the Dead" (1895). Translated by M. Lanoire and D. Clairoin, number 170 of 2700 copies printed. From the library of French modernist painter Marie Laurencin, with her ownership signature, handsomely bound.