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Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France by  Marie-Henri de Stendhal; Beyle - First Edition - 1900 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 170923005)

Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France

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Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France

by de Stendhal; Beyle, Marie-Henri

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  • hardcover
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London: Downey and Company, Limited, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. First British trade edition. vi, 439pp. Original black cloth lettered in gilt with red decoration. A Near Fine copy with light rubbing along bottom edge, offsetting from long-gone bookplate or slip on paste down, otherwise intenally clean and bright. Lengthy gift inscription from former owner on front free endpaper in remembrance of mutual service in World War I British munitions unit, small stamp from said unit below, and owners' emboss on rear endpaper.

An elegant copy of the French masterpiece widely considered one of the world's first psychological novels. An extremely scarce edition with no other copies for sale in the trade, few institutional copies shown in OCLC, and none recorded at auction.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
170923005
Title
Red and Black: A Story of Provincial France
Author
de Stendhal; Beyle, Marie-Henri
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Downey and Company, Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1900
Keywords
The Red and the Black, French literature, psychological novel,
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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