Gassies Des Brulies, Georges. LA FARCE DE MAITRE PATHELIN - COMEDIE DE MOYEN AGE ARRANGEE EN VERS MODERNES. Librarie Charles Delagrave, Paris, not dated, but circa 1880. Original wrappers bound into half Morocco and marbled boards. Quarto, with 53pp. text and 16 black & white tissue-guarded and captioned plates by Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel. With the bookplate August Jaccaci, and inscribed to him by Boutet De Monvel. This is a modern retelling of a 15th Century farce about a cloth merchant and a stolen sheep. Some wear to the spine ends and to the front hinge, and foxing to the text and plates thoughout.
Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel (French, 1850-1913) was primarily known as a children's book illustrator of the Belle Epoch period.
August Jaccaci (French 1857-1930) was an art historian, writer, and painter.