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The Tales of Guy de Maupassant

by Maupassant, Guy de

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New York: The Heritage Press, 1964 Translations by Lafcadio Hearn and others. Introduction by Justin O'Brien. Illustrations from water-colors by Gunter Bohmer. Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Spine slightly darkened with one tiny spot (not very noticable), else a fine copy in slipcase. Slipcase slightly faded with a bit of wear. Sandglass pamphlet laid in. 49 of Maupassant's short stories.. Illus. by Bohmer, Gunter.
  • Bookseller: Argonaut Book Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7044
  • Title: The Tales of Guy de Maupassant
  • Author: Maupassant, Guy de
  • Illustrator: Bohmer, Gunter
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Heritage Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1964
  • Keywords: Heritage Press Book Club Literature Short Stories Collection


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