25 June 2009
[STENDHAL, Henri Beyle dit (1783-1842)]. Mémoires d'un touriste. Par l'auteur de Rouge et Noir. Paris: Ambroise Dupont, 1838.
2 volumes in-8 (222 x 140 mm). Un plan hors texte. (Très pâle mouillure angulaire à 2 cahier du tome II.) Brochés, chemises de demi-veau blond signées P.-L. Martin, dos lisses, étui (réparation en pied du dos au tome I, petites fentes aux pliures des couvertures).
ÉDITION ORIGINALE. EXEMPLAIRE D'UNE TRÈS GRANDE FRAÎCHEUR. Carteret Romantique II, 356; Vicaire I, 457. (2)
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