Salammbô.

Flaubert (Gustave)

Salammbô.

[Oeuvres Complètes.]

Description: extra-illustrated with 8 tissue-guarded plates (including frontispiece) of etchings by Pierre Vidal and 17 tissue-guarded plates (including frontispiece) by Gaston Bussière, the latter guarded in, a few pages in appendix at rear in facsimile of the original manuscript, half-title spotted, date of setting noted in pink ink to the title-page, spotting to one other page from contact with verso of plate, pp. 506, [1], 8vo, contemporary half red morocco with the original wrappers bound in, red cloth sides, gilt rules, the backstrip gilt-lettered in compartments between 5 raised bands, a touch rubbed at extremities, t.e.g., others untrimmed and a little toned, marbled endpapers, bookplate to front pastedown, very good

Publication Details: Paris: Louis Conard, 1921

Notes: An interesting copy of Flaubert's historical novel, enriched with illustrations taken from two previous editions of the text: those by Vidal date from 1884, those by Bussière contemporary with the present edition. In numerous cases, the same scene is present in paired versions by the respective artists.

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Price: £550

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1921

Stock Number: 69738

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