London: Folio Society, 1981. 254 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in slc. The first novel written by de Maupassant, originally serialized in 1883. Lithographs by Laszlo Acs. Printing error: first 16 pgs plus first lithograph repeated at rear. Light shelfwear to boards. Slight cocking & shaking to cloth spine but binding very sturdy. Some light soiling to textblock edges. Po library imprint to title pg otherwise pgs clean & crisp. Slight sunning & wear to slc; tear along spine joint. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 156724)
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- By This Author: de Maupassant, Guy; Vivian, Katharine (transl), and Mervyn Horder (intro).