Signed limited edition of Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
Octavo, 306pp. Decorative blue cloth boards, spine in blue calf. Title stamped in gilt on spine, top edge gilt. Solid text block, faint offsetting to illustrated endpapers. Light rubbing to the tips of spine, otherwise fine. In the publisher’s blue cardboard slipcase, gold foil label with title on side panel, sunning to edges, solid seams. From a limited edition of 500 copies signed by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, this being number 22. A fine example.
While best remembered for his classic novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince), Saint-Exupéry was also an aviator and member of the French Air Force.