Deux amis: J.-K. Huysmans et l’Abbé Mugnier
Lucien Descaves
Paris: Plon


This attractively produced study written by Huysmans’ literary executor, Lucien Descaves, details the relationship between the writer and his first spiritual director, the Abbé Mugnier, who he had been introduced to shortly after the publication of Là-bas by Berthe Courrière.

This example, which includes five illustrations, is one of 100 copies printed on roto blanc des papeteries Aussédat that were not intended for sale. It is inscribed to Marcel Thiébault by the author.