22 April 2008
FRANCE, Anatole. The Works. New York: Gabriel Wells, 1924.
30 volumes, 8o. Contemporary red morocco elaborately gilt, sides with wide gilt border of floral design, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered in two, red morocco turn-ins and blue morocco doublures, with large gilt corner pieces, silk linings (minor rubbing to some joints).
LIMITED "AUTOGRAPH" EDITION, SIGNED "Anatole France" and number 341 of 1075 sets. (30)
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