25 June 2009
SAND, George (1804-1876). Lélia. Paris; Henri Dupuy, 1833.
2 volumes in-8 (204 x 125 mm). (Quelques rares rousseurs. Manque le dernier feuillet blanc dans le tome II.) Reliure de la fin du XIXe siècle, demi-basane, dos lisses ornés, tranches marbrées (reliures légèrement frottées).
ÉDITION ORIGINALE. "C'est avec Indiana, un des ouvrages de cet auteur les plus rares" (Carteret). Carteret Romantique II, 306; Clouzot 139. (2)
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