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Eastward from Paris.

Translated by Phyllis Megroz.

Published: London: Victor Gollancz, 1934

Stock code: 101473

Price: £85

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First edition, first impression of the book in which the thrice-elected Premier recounts his visit to Soviet Russia in the summer of 1933. Herriot largely avoids political issues in his narrative, and instead presents himself as an enquiring traveller. The book was first published in Paris earlier the same year under the title Orient. From the publisher’s archive, with their stamp to the front panel of the jacket and front pastedown.

Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine bumped and creased, boards slightly bowed, some foxing to contents. A very good copy in the jacket with some nicks to edges, and shallow chip and short closed tear to foot of spine.

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