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    Fine Binding of Flaubert

    Gustave Flaubert. Salammbô. Paris: A. Ferroud, 1900.

    First thus. Limited to 600 numbered copies, this being number 232. Two octavo volumes. xxiv, 184; 232 pages. Illustrated with fifty-two etchings by Georges Rochegrosse, engraved by Champollion, each plate bound in three states.

    Bound in full polished morocco over beveled boards. Gilt fillets to boards. Raised bands. Inlaid morocco floral elements with gilt tooling and lettering to spine. Elaborate floral inlays and gilt designs on turn-ins; vibrant flocked purple silk doublures with floral designs. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A sumptuous presentation of Flaubert's classic novel of exoticism and excess. Fine.

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