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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert - 1st Edition - 1928 - from Rooke Books and Biblio.co.uk

Madame Bovary

by Gustave Flaubert

Condition: VERY GOOD INDEED/Dust Jacket Included


London - John Lane The Bodley Head, 1928 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. 1st Edition. A first thus edition of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary. Very Scarce With Dustwrapper. With14 illustrations by John Austen. Aliterary realist, Gustave Flaubert was acelebrated French novelistbest known forhis first publication Madame Bovary. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilt detail and original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart with light sunning to spine. Light marks to boards. Bumping to spine and extremities. Light browning to pastedowns and free-endpapers. Dustwrapper, unclipped with edgewear. Light chipping to head of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED ina NEAR FINE dustwrapper..

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.


  • Bookseller: Rooke Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 047088
  • Title: Madame Bovary
  • Author: Gustave Flaubert
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - VERY GOOD INDEED
  • Jacket condition: Dust Jacket Included
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London - John Lane The Bodley Head
  • Date published: 1928


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