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    George Sand. L'Homme de neige. Paris: 1859. First edition, inscribed.

    More Information: George Sand. L'Homme de neige. [The Snow Man]. Paris: Librairie de Hachette et Cie, 1859. First edition, inscribed by the author to her geology tutor on the half-title page: "A M. Léon Brothier / souvenir affectueux / G. Sand." Two volumes; twelvemo (6.5625 x 4.375 inches; 167 x 111 mm.). [iv], 432; [iv], 396 pages. Near contemporary dark red quarter-morocco over marbled paper-covered boards; spines lettered in gilt and ruled in black with five raised bands; top edges gilt; marbled endpapers, two binder's blanks with each endpaper. Backstrips dulled; small bruise in the upper-most compartment of each volume; spine ends worn; joints very lightly stressed; board edges somewhat worn, boards exposed at corners; corners very softly bumped. Text slightly foxed, more so on the final leaf of each volume; bookplates in each volume with a holographic notation in ink in the bottom margin. Very good.

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    March, 2018
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