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Name    De Maupassant, Guy


Binding   Hardcover

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

Price = 270.00 USD

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