Une page d'amour, précédée d'une lettre-préface, avec dessins de Edouard…

Une page d'amour, précédée d'une lettre-préface, avec dessins de Edouard Dantan, gravés à l'eau-forte par A. Duvivier by ZOLA, Émile < >

Une page d'amour, précédée d'une lettre-préface, avec dessins de Edouard Dantan, gravés à l'eau-forte par A. Duvivier

Paris: Libraire des Bibliophiles, 1884. Quarto. Two volumes bound in contemporary half brown morocco and marbled boards, spines lettered and decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, marbled endpapers. Original paper covers bound in. pp [2], iv, (263); [4], [288] pp + 8 etchings with tissue guards, title pages printed in red & black. Vol I: frontispiece portrait and 4 plates. Vol II: 3 plates. Bindings have light sunning and light scuffing to spines; some rubbing to the marbled boards; foxing and tanning to the original wrappers; only occasional light foxing in text; in all a VG tight and handsome set of this illustrated edition. There were only 250 copies of this Tirage en Grand Papier, and this is number 144 of 200 on vélin de Hollande à la forme. This novel was first serialized in "Le Bien public", 11 Dec. 1877 to 4 April, 1878 , and it was the first of his novels to be translated and published in English (Philadelphia, 1878, as Hélène: A Love Episode). A volume (the 4th?) in the publisher's "Bibliothèque Artistique Moderne" series. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required,

Book ID: 24927
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