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THE LIFE WORK OF HENRI RENE GUY DE MAUPASSANT, EMBRACING ROMANCE, TRAVEL,  COMEDY & VERSE. FOR THE FIRST TIME COMPLETE IN ENGLISH by  Guy (with A Critical Preface by Paul Bourget and An Introduction by Robert Arnot) De Maupassant - Signed First Edition - 1903 - from Village Bookmarket and Biblio.com

THE LIFE WORK OF HENRI RENE GUY DE MAUPASSANT, EMBRACING ROMANCE, TRAVEL, COMEDY & VERSE. FOR THE FIRST TIME COMPLETE IN ENGLISH

by De Maupassant, Guy (with A Critical Preface by Paul Bourget and An Introduction by Robert Arnot)

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


M. Walter Dunne, Publisher. Good with no dust jacket. 1903. Leather. 16 volumes. Limited Editor's Autograph Edition, Signed by Robert Arnot, Managing Editor. The set remains Volumes 1 through 16 of a set that was originally a 17 volume set. Limited Editor's Autograph Edition, Signed by Robert Arnot, Managing Editor. Normand Edition, 100 Sets printed. The set remains unnumbered. 1st English edition. 3/4 leather binding with gilt. Raised bands on spine. Top edges gilt, other uncut. Marbled free end pages Illustrated. All illustrations checked and present. Several volumes have color illustrations. There are two of each full-page illustration in each book. Rubbing at corners, along edges and at spine ends with boards visible at some corners. Some margin tanning, mostly on the end pages. In Volume VI a beginning chapter is entitled "Concerning Novels", of which there are 2 pages (1 leaf) printed, then there is a blank page followed by a repeat of those first two pages and it continues with the rest of the chapter. The introduction in Volume 1 reads: Of the Edition Normand Of the Words of Guy de Maupassant There have been printed From Type 100 Sets of which this is Number (this set is unnumbered) Attest (signed) Robert Arnot Managing Editor. The next page in reads: Copyright 1903 by M. Walter Dunne The Life Work of HENRI GUY DE MAUPASSANT Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy & Verse, For the first time Complete in English. With a Critical Preface by PAUL BOURGET Of the French Academy And an Introduction by Robert Arnot, M. A. Illustrated From Original Drawings By Eminent French and American Artists. Printed for Subscribers only by M. Walter Dunne, Publisher London and New York The Volume then moves onto the Title Page, Copyright Page and so forth. Rubbing at corners, along edges and at spine ends with boards visible at some corners. Some page closed edges are uncut. Due to size and/or weight of the set I can only ship it domestic mail. Most orders shipped within 24 hours. A Little Store that's BIG on Service. ; 7265 .
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  • Bookseller: Village Bookmarket US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4582
  • Title: THE LIFE WORK OF HENRI RENE GUY DE MAUPASSANT, EMBRACING ROMANCE, TRAVEL, COMEDY & VERSE. FOR THE FIRST TIME COMPLETE IN ENGLISH
  • Author: De Maupassant, Guy (with A Critical Preface by Paul Bourget and An Introduction by Robert Arnot)
  • Format/binding:Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: M. Walter Dunne, Publisher
  • Date published: 1903
  • Keywords: Sets, Fiction


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