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Little French Masterpieces Vol I, II, III, IV, VI. by  Maupassant  Merimee - Hardcover - 1905 - 1905 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

Little French Masterpieces Vol I, II, III, IV, VI.

by Balzac, Flaubert,Gautier, Merimee, Maupassant

Condition: Very Good


New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press, 1905. Very Good condition aesthetically pleasing set, small red cloth hardcovers, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Top edges gilt, bindings tight. Vol. II Flaubert has rubbing to cloth of front and back covers, else minimal shelwear. Frontis portraits with protective tissues intact. Four volumes I, II, III, IV, VI. (Vol V Alphonse Daudet not present). Each volume begins with an introduction, followed by the authors' works. Balzac: The Unknown Masterpiece, Seashore Drama, An Episode Under the Terror, La Grande Breteche, The Conscript, A Passion in the Desert; Flaubert: A Simple Heart, The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaller, Herodias; Gautier: Tales: The Fleece of Gold, Arria Marcella, The Dead Leman, The Nest of Nightingales, Poems: Love at Sea, Ars Victrix, The Cloud, The Poet and the Crowd, The Portal, The Caravan, The Marsh, Earth and the Seasons, The Yellow Stains, The Chimera. Book #2563. 1905. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo - 6.5 Inches Tall.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Ravenroost Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2563
  • Title: Little French Masterpieces Vol I, II, III, IV, VI.
  • Author: Balzac, Flaubert,Gautier, Merimee, Maupassant
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 1905
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons, The Knickerbocker Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1905
  • Keywords: Little French Masterpieces, Prosper Merimee, Guy De Maupassant, Theophile Gaytier, Gustave Flaubert, Honore De Balzac, Decorative Bindings, Set, Literature, Gilt
  • Bookseller catalogs: COMPLETE CATALOG; SHORT STORIES, ANTHOLOGIES, TALES, MYTHS; Ephemera; Poetry, Drama, Verse, Essays;
  • Size: 16mo - 6.5 Inches Tall

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