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Nine (9) Classics of Literature. Circa 1930-40s French Text Fine Leather Binding

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Nine (9) Classics of Literature. Circa 1930-40s. French Text. Fine Leather Bindings

Herman Melville. Pierre Ou Les Ambiguités. (Pierre, Or The Ambiguities). Roman. Traduit de l’anglais par Pierre Leyris. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. Sixiéme edition, (6th edition). 1939 on colophon. 407, (1) pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

Karen Blixen. La Ferme Africine. Traduit du danois par Yvonne Manceron. Récit. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. Sixiéme edition, (6th edition). 314 pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

Louis Guilloux. Le Pain Des Rêves. Roman. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. Douziéme édition. 317 pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

J.-F. Jacobsen. Barbara. Roman. Traduit du Danois par Karen et André Martinet. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. 23rd edition. 244, (1) pages. Illustrated with map. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

Georges Magnane. La Bête A Concours. Roman. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. 8th edition. 1941 on colophon. 462, (1) pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, minor stain on the original wraps, minor chips to page edges, very good condition.

Sigrid Undset. La Femme Fiedéle. Roman. Traduit du Norvégien par T. Hammar et M. Metzger. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. 8th edition. 1940 on colophon. 296 pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

H. Fielding. Tom Jones. Histoire D’un Enfant Trouvé. Précédée d’une notice biographique et littéraire sur Fielding par Walter Scott. Avee quelques notes d’André Gide. Tranduit de l’anglais par Defauconpret. nrf. Gallimard. Paris. 6th edition. 687 pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition. 

Hans Fallada. Le Roman Du Prisonnier (Wer Einmal Aus Dem Blechnapf Frisst). Roman. traduit de l’allemand par Phillippe Boegner et Gertrude Tiktin. [French text] nrf. Troisieme edition (Third edition). Gallimard. Paris. 374, (1) pages. 8-3/8 inches. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

James Joyce. Ulysse. Traduction francaise Intégrale de M. Auguste Morel, assisté par M. Stuart Gilbert entiérement revue par Valery Larbaud et l'Auteur. Paris: Gallimard. Nouvelle edition. Gallimard imprint on title. 870 pages. 8-3/8 inches. Third edition (Troisiéme tirage) listed on colophon, issued in Oct. 1930 limited to 3000 copies. There is a 3/8 x 3/16 inch chip to the lower right edge of the title wrapper. Original wraps bound into a handsome half calf blue leather with marbled boards binding. t.e.g. (top page edges gilt). Title and ruled decoration in gilt on spine. Pulpish paper, lightly rubbed, very good condition.

Occasional uncut pages.

Approximate Shipping weight: 16 pounds / 14 x 10 x 8 inches.

 9 volumes.


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