"Billy: Idylles D'Amour Grec En Angleterre" 1938 D'ESSAC, Jean


[205] pp.

6 3/4" x 5"

Limited edition copy number 178 of 900 exemplaires

Paris: Editions de la Valere (1938).

2d. The autobiographical account of the author’s gay activities while a military cadet in England, illustrated with a number of accomplished vignettes by the author. One of 1000 copies, although it appears the author actually distributed far fewer, based upon the book's scarcity. Introduction by Madame Jacques Belanger. No copy held in the Bilbliothèque Nationale, nor is the edition listed in any of the standard reference works. Introduction by the futurist editor and painter, Pierre Albert-Birot.

*slight dampstaining issue at bottom, see last 2 pics*

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