Comte [Auguste] Villier de 'Isle-Adam. Conte...
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DescriptionComte [Auguste] Villier de ‘Isle-Adam. Contes Cruels. Paris: Calmann Lévy, 1883. First edition, review copy with publisher's stamp to the half-title page, "Offert par l'Editeur à M." 12mo. 352 pages. Publisher's half red levant morocco over marbled boards, stamped in gilt, pictorial spine with five raised bands and stamped in gilt and green; original paper wrappers bound in. Corners rubbed with boards showing through, minor edgewear, hinges just starting. Marbled endpapers. Internally generally clean and tight, top edge trimmed and gilt, other edges rough trimmed, minor intermittent foxing, text block unevenly toned, minor text block edgewear. Housed in maroon cloth clamshell cast, leather spine label lettered in gilt. Very good.
Connolly, Modern Movement, 3. From the Gary Munson Collection
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