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    Guy de Maupassant. The Life Work of De Maupassant. Embracing Romance, Travel, Comedy & Verse. For the first time Complete in English. With a Critical Preface by Paul Bourget of the French Academy and an Introduction by Robert Arnot, M. A. New York: M. Walter Dunne, 1903.

    Seventeen octavo volumes. The Academie Edition, limited to 750 numbered sets, this set being number 13. Illustrated with dozens of chromolithographs "from original drawings by eminent French and American artists."

    Original polished half morocco over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Gilt lettering and designs to spine. Some rubbing to the bindings. Very good condition.


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