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Tales of Guy de Maupassant

by De MAUPASSANT, Guy

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Norwalk, CT: The Heritage Press, 1964. Hardcover. Translation by Lafcadio Hearn and others. Introduction by Justin O'Brien. Illustrations by Gunter Bohmer. Small 4to. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, slipcase. xii, 472pp. Color illustrations. Very good/very good. Spine faintly sunned; small abrasion on front flyleaf; slipcase a tad soiled. A tight and nice copy of this "poor man's LEC," being the trade version of the Limited Editions Club version. Appropriate "Sandglass" newsletter laid in.


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