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UN MOUSSE DE SURCOUF by  Pierre Mael - First Thus - 1901 - from Bygone Books and


by Mael, Pierre

Condition: Good Condition/No Dustjacket

Librairie Hatchette et Cie, Paris, 1901. First Thus. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dustjacket. Illustrator: A. Paris. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 298 pp. Text is in French. .. Owner inscription on half title page. Publishers red cloth heavily gilded, corners and ends of spine damaged and fraying. Inner hinges cracking and end papers detached and brittle at edges with some loss. Spine a little shaken. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 50 text engravings. Contents lightly tanned and owner inscription dated 1901 on half title page else internally a very clean copy. Illustrator: A. Paris. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children; ILLUSTRATED; GENERAL FICTION; France; French Language; Inventory No: 6447..
  • Bookseller: Bygone Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6447
  • Author: Mael, Pierre
  • Illustrator: A. Paris
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good Condition
  • Jacket condition: No Dustjacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Librairie Hatchette et Cie
  • Place: Paris
  • Date published: 1901
  • Keywords: BZDB37 NOISBN Children; ILLUSTRATED; GENERAL FICTION; France; French Language;
  • Bookseller catalogs: GENERAL FICTION; ILLUSTRATED;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books; FICTION / General;


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