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Madame Bovary. by  Gustave FLAUBERT - Hardcover - 1993 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 111503)

Madame Bovary.

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Madame Bovary.

by FLAUBERT, Gustave

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About This Item

Everyman's Library,, 1993. Octavo. Hand bound in full black morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt. Fine. A handsome leather bound volume of this classic novel which was first published in 1856.

Synopsis

Madame Bovary is Gustave Flaubert's first novel and considered his masterpiece. The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even archetypal, the novel's true art lies in its details and hidden patterns.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
111503
Title
Madame Bovary.
Author
FLAUBERT, Gustave
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Everyman's Library,
Date published
1993

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Peter Harrington

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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.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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