Paris: Edition du Mercure. 1898. First edition. Nine loose 4tos as issued, in original lithographed wrappers. Bouvet 46-51.
The complete set of song-sheet covers for music by Claude Terrasse, with lyrics by Franc-Nohain and Alfred Jarry, issued in marvelous lithographic covers by Jarry and Pierre Bonnard. In all, there are six covers by Bonnard and three by Jarry, who also contributed lyrics to Ubu Roi. The Théatre des Pantins was the creation of Jarry, Franc-Nohain, and Terrasse and in 1898 the site of marionette...Read More.