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Le Grand Meaulnes (#47 of 50 copies) by  Henri Alain-fournier - Paperback - 1943 - from Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. and Biblio.com

Le Grand Meaulnes (#47 of 50 copies)

by Alain-fournier, Henri

Condition: See description


Bruxelles: Editions Du Nord, 1943. Original Wraps. Nelly Degouy. Number 47 of 50 copies on Holland Van Gelder paper, with an extra suite of 30 color plates in original envelope; original paper covered slipcase. Original pictorial wrappers, original glassine dust jacket. A lovely copy, internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind; glassine dust jacket with small loss at spine ends; slipcase is very good.


Le Grand Meaulnes is the only novel by French author Alain-Fournier. Fifteen-year-old François Seurel narrates the story of his relationship with seventeen-year-old Augustin Meaulnes as Meaulnes searches for his lost love. Impulsive, reckless and heroic, Meaulnes embodies the romantic ideal, the search for the unobtainable, and the mysterious world between childhood and adulthood. It is considered one of the great works of French literature.




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