DE VIGNY, FRANCE, DE MUSSET, FEUILLET, BOURGET, HALÉVY: A BEAUTIFULLY BOUND SET OF WORKS BY FRANCE'S MOST ACCOMPLISHED AUTHORS
FRANCE, Anatole, et al. The Immortals Series. Masterpieces of Fiction Crowned by the French Academy. Paris: Mazarin, 1905. Twenty volumes. Octavo, three-quarter blue morocco, elaborately red- and gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, bronze cover medallions, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. $2600.
Richelieu edition of these masterpieces of French literature in English translation, handsomely bound in three-quarter morocco-gilt.
This lovely illustrated Richelieu edition includes translations of works by acclaimed French authors including Droz, Souvestre, De Massa, Malot, Claretie, Loti, De Bernard, Bentzon, Bazin, Daudet, Coppée, Theuriet, and Ohnet. With 73 plates, including frontispieces of each author. Text in English.
A near-fine set, handsomely bound.