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Original bright red cloth decorated in black and lettered in gilt on boards. Cracked endpapers and minor corner wear the only faults. Text in English, with marvellous photogravure embellishment. Floral endpapers; untrimmed front and bottom edges; gilt top edges. A "masterly little novel" according to Henry James. In French fiction, bridges the gap between social realism and the psychological novel, based on filial jealousy fostered by one brother's inheritance of the fortune of their mother's former lover. 36 engravings with tissue guards. NOTE: This is the first book we have had which shows narrow blank strips in gutters, which might lead one to believe that illustrations have been clipped. This copy is complete. 171 pp. Heavy.
Title: Pierre et Jean; The Two Brothers
Illustrator: E. Duez and A. Lynch
Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)
Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott and Co.: 1889
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 002265
Keywords: NOISBN Fiction. Art.