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La Relève du matin (The Morning Relief Troops)

Illustrated by Robert Victor Félix Delaunay (French, 1885–1941), Author Henri de Montherlant (French, 1895–1972), Publisher Editions Spes (French, 20th century)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Loyer and Pérussaux 26-35


Overall: 22.3 x 17.5 x 4.3 cm (8 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten lithographs

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Editions Spes, 1928) Octavo; 309 pp. [2 ff.], plus 10 plates; original publisher’s printed wrappers.

Literary illustrations, author portrait.

Paris: Editions Spes, 1928


Lois B. Torf, by whom given to MFA, February 23, 1994.

Credit Line

Gift of Lois B. Torf in honor of Nancy and Alan Shestack