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Dorci, ou la Bizarrerie du sort. by  Marquis  Donatien Alphonse François de - First Edition - 1881 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 39751)

Dorci, ou la Bizarrerie du sort.

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Dorci, ou la Bizarrerie du sort.: Conte inédit.... publié... avec une notice sur l'auteur [by Anatole France].

by SADE, Donatien Alphonse François de, Marquis

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Paris,, 1881. Square octavo. Publisher's blue cloth-backed marbled boards, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, edges uncut. Spine sunned and gilt faded, a little occasional browning in gutter, a very good copy. First Edition, number 42 of 250 copies printed on papier de Hollande (6 were on Japon; 12 on papier de Chine).


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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.


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