6 December 2013
DUMAS, Alexandre (1802-1870). The Three Musketeers. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1894.
2 volumes, 4o (291 x 200 mm). Half-titles, titles printed in red and black, numerous in-text wood cut engraved illustrations by J. Huyot after Maurice Leloir; ONE-PAGE ALS, SIGNED BY DUMAS (see below). Later red morocco gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.
LIMITED EDITION, number 365 of 775 copies of the "Édition De Luxe."
[Bound into volume one:]
DUMAS. Autograph letter signed to "Saunier". New York, 2 February. A friendly letter offering to carry out commissions for the recipient, and to provide bed and board if he comes to Paris; "I have heard vague talk of marriage: if it is likely to be advantageous to you, I wish for it with all my heart." One page, 4to. (2)
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