London: The Verona Press, printed in 1939 but issued in 1947. Laurencin, Marie. Limited illustrated edition. Hardcover in good numbered slipcase (sturdy but soiled; light edge wear). 316p + 16 color lithographs by Marie Laurencin. Designed by Hans Mardersteig and printed at the Officina Bodoni, Verona. World War II delayed the actual publication. No. 157 of 1200 copies. Near fine (minor scattered foxing within, fore-edges a little more foxed) / very good (lightly shelfsoiled). Item #30599
Publisher's note tipped in: "This special limited edition aims at presenting in one volume the best stories written by Katherine Mansfield at every stage of her career. . . . "This Verona Press volume will not be reprinted." The lithograph stones were destroyed. An elegant pairing of two acclaimed women artists.