Search results for: 'FLAUBERT, Gustave'
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. 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
KIEFFER BINDING - FLAUBERT, Gustave. Madame Bovary.
Paris : 1905First Ferroud edition, published in his "librairie des amateurs" and specially illustrated by Richemont, in a striking Kieffer binding, number 325 of 600 copies signed by the publisher on the limitation page. This copy is bound with a six-page promotional excerpt in straight-grain wrappers with a full-page etching and two in-text illustrations.
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Stock Code: 145735
PENGUIN CLASSICS - FLAUBERT, Gustave. Madame Bovary.
London : 2006Limited edition, number 565 of 1,000 copies, with a dust jacket designed by the shoe designer Manolo Blahnik. To celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Penguin Classics the firm commissioned five prominent artists to design bindings for limited runs of influential books previously published in the series. Madame Bovary was first published serially... Learn More£550.00
Stock Code: 129748
SAND, George. Les Maitres sonneurs.
Paris : 1853First edition of the first two books of the four-book novel. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title to her friend Henry Harrisse: "a mon ami Henry Harrisse G. Sand"; together with Harrisse's ownership signature on the verso of the front free endpaper, and with his gilt initials "HH" on the spine. The American historian and man... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 131728