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The Fortune of the Rougons

By: Zola, Emile

Price: $300.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus: 1898

Seller ID: 002880

Condition: Very Good


Original red cloth lavishly decorated in silver and black on boards. No names, no damage, no repairs. The catalog at back is dated Sept. 1905, although 1898 appears below Chatto & Windus on the title page. Backstrip is lightly faded, but all gilt letters are clearly readable. There is only a slight sprinkling of foxing on the head and front edges. The first volume of Zola's 20 or more books depicting the "natural and social history of a family under the Second Empire, " on which he laboured 25 years. He began this novel in 1869, but it did not appear in book form until two years l... View more info