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												Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (Aveling translation) (Modern Library  #28.2) by  Gustave FLAUBERT
	 - Hardcover
			 - [c.1957]
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 83111)

Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (Aveling translation) (Modern Library #28.2)

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Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (Aveling translation) (Modern Library #28.2)

by FLAUBERT, Gustave

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New York: The Modern Library / Random House. Very Good in Good dust jacket. [c.1957]. Hardcover. The author's novel, considered scandalous when first published in 1857, in an English language Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the French by Eleanor Marx Aveling, and with an introduction by Henri Peyre. Volume wrapped in green and yellow jacket with Paul Galdone illustrations on cover oval. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling stamped on black cover & spine blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 379 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1957 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #28.2. --- With minor age-toning to leaves and spotting to topstain, otherwise a tightly-bound, clean copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with considerable chipping and rubbing, else intact and protected in archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xxiii, 400 pages .

Synopsis

Madame Bovary is Gustave Flaubert's first novel and considered his masterpiece. The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even archetypal, the novel's true art lies in its details and hidden patterns.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
83111
Title
Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (Aveling translation) (Modern Library #28.2)
Author
FLAUBERT, Gustave
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good in Good dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Modern Library / Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
[c.1957]

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jacket
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chipping
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