Paris, Lemerre, 1870.
One volume large 18mo, full green shagreen, gilt-lettered raised spine. Modern binding. , 138,  pages.
First edition of the only theatre play Banville never managed to putting on a play. Precious dedication copy, the very first one printed for the author, with an handwritten original poem dedicated to Marie Elisabeth Rochegrosse, Théodore de Banville’s further wife. Exceptionally enriched with 13 documents (autograph and putting letters signed, visit cards post card and telegram) related with the genesis of putting the play Florise on.