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    Barbey d'Aurevilly. LIMITED. What Never Dies: A Romance. Privately Printed, 1928. One of 150 copies, of which this is numbered "43." Translated from original French into English by Sebastian Melmoth (Oscar Wilde). [2, blank], xv, 438, [3, blank]. 8 plates by Donald Denton, accompanied by tissue guards embossed with spiderweb design. Bound in three-quarter green morocco over decorative boards. Head edge gilt. Bookplate. Rubbing, soiling, and wear to extremities. Joints rubbed. Front hinge starting. Corners bumped and showing. Browning and chipping on edges. Some staining on head edge. Age-toning on pages. Two of three rear flyleaves uncut. Occasional thumbsoiling. Ink inscription on front flyleaf. Mild tearing with minor loss on fore-edge of title page and pp. v-vi. Overall, very good.

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