De Maupassant, Guy
Title PIERRE ET JEAN THE TWO BROTHERS
Condition Good+ with no dust jacket
Publisher Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1889
Illustrator Illustrated by Duez, E. and Lynch, A.
Seller ID 3592
Beautiful large hardcover edition of this classic translated into English by Albert Smith and beautifully illustrated with full page plates and in text illustrations in toned photogravures (photoengravings) . Red cloth boards with black decorative pattern, gilt title. Pattern and gilt are partially faded on cover and quite faded on the spine. Light soiling and shelfwear to extremities. Though the binding is very tight, both paper endpapers have previously broken and have been reinforced. Decorative floral endpapers in gold and white - the front free end paper has three chips from the lower right corner. The paper used for the end papers is delicate. The text is printed on heavy bond paper with gilt top edge, deckled fore and bottom edges. There are some light areas of foxing within the text and more pronounced foxing on the tissue guards for the plates. Illustrated with 36 exquisitely rendered photogravures by Albert Lynch and E. Duez. ; Large 8vo; 170 pages
Illustrated Literature French Literature Translations Albert Lynch Albert Smith