12 June 2008
MAUPASSANT, Guy de (1850-1893). Works. New York and London: M. Walter Dunne, 1903.
17 volumes, 8o (221 x 147 mm). Illustrated. Blue morocco, elaborately gilt, covers with central design of inlaid lilies within gilt border, spine in six compartments, gitl-lettered in two, others with floral and leaf design, blue morocco turn-ins with floral designs at corners, red morocco doublures with central gilt and inlay armorial crest, red silk linings, edges gilt (some very minor rubbing along joints).
LIMITED EDITION, number 17 of 50 sets of the "Roven edition". (17)
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