Paris: Gallimard, 1949.
Early reprint. Two volumes, both signed and inscribed by Simone de Beauvoir on the half-title page. Bound in French art bindings with marbled paper over red morocco spines stamped in gilt, with original wrappers bound in, in a matching customs yellow cloth slipcase with curved red morocco accents at the top and bottom of the opening. Near fine with toning to pages and occasional paper repair. A striking copy of this important feminist work, in which the author discusses the treatment of women throughout history. Item #140942942