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The Glass Blowers

by Daphne Du Maurier

Condition: Good Condition/Good


Victor Gollancz, Great Britain, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. 'Perhaps we shall not see each other again. I will write to you, though, and tell you, as best I can, the story of your family. A glass-blower, remember, breathes life into a vessel, giving it shape and form and sometimes beauty; but he can with that same breath, shatter and destroy it' Faithful to her word, Sophie Duval reveals to her long-lost nephew the tragic story of a family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. The world of the glass-blowers has its own traditions, it's own language - and its own rules. 'If you marry into glass' Pierre Labbe warns his daughter, 'you will say goodbye to everything familiar, and enter a closed world'. But crashing into this world comes the violence and terror of the French Revolution against which, the family struggles to survive. The Glass Blowers is a remarkable achievement - an imaginative and exciting reworking of du Maurier's own family history. 320 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible. Inventory No: 245477..


  • Bookseller: leura books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 245477
  • Title: The Glass Blowers
  • Author: Daphne Du Maurier
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz
  • Place: Great Britain
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: BZDB43 Rare and Collectible Fiction; Fiction; Rare & Collectible. The Glass Blowers Daphne Du Maurier
  • Bookseller catalogs: Rare & Collectible;


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