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MAUPASSANT

By: FRANCIS STEEGMULLER

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120896


Red cloth boards with gilt tiles to spine.220 x 150 mm approx. 384 pp. b/w Photo. Portrait Frontis. Scholarly Biography of French writer Henri-Rene-Albert-Guy de Maupassant who's genius bought him into personal touch with the most brilliant figures of his day; Flaubert, Henry James, Turgenev, Paul Bourget, George Sands etc yet his tastes and curiosity led him into the depths of both Paris and his native Normandy to associate with suburban roughs and prostitutes. Born in ... View more info

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LA JEUNESSE D'ANDRE GIDE TWO VOLS IN SLIP CASE- ANDRE GIDE AVANT ANDRE WALTER 1869-1890 AND D'ANDRE WALTER a ANDRE GIDE 1890-1895

By: JEAN DELAY

Price: £45.00

Publisher: LEVALLOIS PARIS, LIBRAIRIE GALLIMARD: 1956

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 121354


Full Calf leather with 5 raised bands and gilt line decs and titles to spine. Two Vols in slip case. 210 x 150 mm approx.Text in French. Top edge of book blocks gilt. Applied head and tail bands,Marbled end papers with matching slip case. 1958 Printings ? Vol I 604 pp 8 b/w photo. Vol II 682 pp. 8 b/w photos. Vocations, III & VII Collection Dirigee Par Henri Mondor De L'academie Francaise edited by Jean Delay of the Academy. Vol I is warmly inscribed and signed Jean Dela... View more info

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THREE LETTERS ON THE ENGLISH [ 3 Letters on the English ]

By: MAUROIS , Andre

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, CHATTO & WINDUS , ZODIAC Books: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118082


Smaller format Slim H/b+jacket VG/G- , 44pp. Chatto & Windus Zodiac series. (book- no previous owner name or insc. No noteable defects. D/J - non price clipped. Very minor rubbing and loss to extremities and a little foxing to reverse).book clean throughout, light tan only to end-papers from D/j inner flaps., ink inscsp. , tight binding, very minor scugg top/tail spine - red,blue, white patterned boards with matching Dust Jacket - price clipped, minor edgweear rub corn... View more info

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LA TCHALETTE et Autres Contes De Magie et De Sorcellerie

By: SERVAIS , J C

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Bruxelles, LOMBARD: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8285


Laminated Hard Cover , FINE , 1st edition thus , Medaille D'OR 1982 Award red strip wrapper around the book , Award winning childrens author , Histories et Legends , 76pps , illustrated as a comic strip annual , mainly in colour , col illus book- no inscsp [ Educational / Languages - French text ] View more info