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Ouvres de George Sand / Works (only six volumes: La Petite Fadette; Francois Le Champi; Jean de la Roche; Le Marquis de Villemer; Tamaris; Indiana) by George Sand [Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant Aurore Dupin] - Hardcover - Nouvelle Edition - 1869 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Ouvres de George Sand / Works (only six volumes: La Petite Fadette; Francois Le Champi; Jean de la Roche; Le Marquis de Villemer; Tamaris; Indiana)

by George Sand [Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant Aurore Dupin]

Condition: Very good +


Paris: Michel Levy Freres, 1869. Nouvelle Edition. Leather bound. Very good +. Beautifully bound partial set in green half leather over black and green marbled paper boards. Gilt title on spine. Four raised bands. Rubbing to edges and bumped corners of paper boards on some volumes. Mauprat showing rubbing to spine. Blue marbled end papers. Previous owner's inscription and writing on some blank leaves. Binding is sturdy, square and strong. Foxing and toning to pages. Each volume about 300 pp. Sextodecimo, 4 1/2 x 7 inches tall. Text in French. Levy, Sand's official publisher, released this New Edition in the author's lifetime.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Uncommon Works, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 294
  • Title: Ouvres de George Sand / Works (only six volumes: La Petite Fadette; Francois Le Champi; Jean de la Roche; Le Marquis de Villemer; Tamaris; Indiana)
  • Author: George Sand [Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dudevant Aurore Dupin]
  • Format/binding: Leather bound
  • Book condition: Used - Very good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Nouvelle Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Michel Levy Freres
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1869
  • Keywords: paris commune, women, feminism, writing, france, trans
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature & Classics;
  • Subjects: FICTION / Literary;


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