Confessions of a Young Man.
First edition in English. Originally published in French in 1886. A memoir written in the form of a novel about the author’s bohemian life in Paris and London during the 1870s and 80s, and notable as one of the first English writings about the emerging French Impressionist art scene. With the advert for Parnell and His Island tipped-in to the front free endpaper.
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Octavo. Original pale blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board lettered and decorated in dark blue with author’s name in gilt, black coated endpapers. Portrait frontispiece by William Strang. Spine gently rolled, very minor foxing to cloth, edges and endleaves, otherwise internally fresh. An excellent copy.