FLAUBERT, Gustave. Madame Bovary.
London : 1886First edition in English of Flaubert's masterpiece. The translator was Karl Marx's daughter, then living openly with Edward Bibbens Aveling, a married man whose name she used in conjunction with her own. Flaubert's debut novel was five years in the making, and originally serialised in the Revue de Paris. It provoked charges of obscenity and immorality... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 114497
FLAUBERT, Gustave. Salammbô.
London and New York : 1886First English edition of Flaubert's historical novel set in 3rd-century B.C. Carthage, originally published in French in 1862. Sheldon's translation precedes Chartre's translation for Vizetelly the same year. The printed dedication is to the translator's friend Henry M. Stanley, the man who found Dr Livingstone. Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 82593
FLAUBERT, Gustave. Bouvard and Pécuchet.
London : 1896First English translation, scarce deluxe issue, of Flaubert's final, unfinished, novel, originally published in France in 1881, and considered by some his masterpiece. Flaubert died in 1880 while working on the book that he confessed to George Sand as early as 1874 "will be the death of me!". The story affectionately satirises two ordinary men who strive... Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 104520