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A la recherche du temps perdu

A la recherche du temps perdu

by PROUST Marcel

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Grasset &Nrf, Paris 1913-1927, 12.5x19cm for the first volume & 13x19.5cm for the second & 14.5x19.5cm for the rest, 13 volumes in paper covers, in 7 chemises and slipcases of blue-green cloth.

The first edition on ordinary paper with all the characteristics of the first printing for the first volume (fault to Grasset, upper cover with 1913 date, no table of contents); first edition, with no edition statement, on ordinary paper for volume two, first editions, numbered on pur fil paper, the only large paper copies along with the re-imposed copies for the subsequent volumes. Very discreet repairs to spine of first two volumes, the odd infrequent bit of foxing. This complete collection of In Search of Lost Time includes the following titles: Du côté de chez Swann [Swann's Way], A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs [In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower], Le Côté de Guermantes [The Guermantes Way] (2 volumes), Sodome et Gomorrhe [Sodom and Gomorrah] (3 volumes), La Prisonnière [The Prisoner] (2 volumes), Albertine disparue [The Fugitive] (2 volumes) and Le Temps retrouvé [Time Regained] (2 volumes).
A handsome set, as published. -
[FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS]
Édition originale sur papier courant comportant toutes les caractéristiques de première émission pour le premier volume (faute à Grasset, premier plat à la date de 1913, absence de table des matières) ; édition originale, sans mention, sur papier courant pour le second volume, éditions originales numérotées sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers avec les réimposés pour les volumes suivants. Très discrètes restaurations au dos des deux premiers volumes, quelques rares rousseurs. Cette collection complète de à la recherche du temps perdu comprend les titres suivants : Du côté de chez Swann, A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs, Le Côté de Guermantes (2 volumes), Sodome et Gomorrhe (3 volumes), La Prisonnière (2 volumes), Albertine disparue (2 volumes) et Le Temps retrouvé (2 volumes). Précieux ensemble, tel que paru.

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Title
A la recherche du temps perdu
Author
PROUST Marcel
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grasset |&Nrf;
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1913
Keywords
CALIFORNIA-VBF
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