Les Contes De Jacques Tournebroche
France, Anatole

Paris: Calmann-Levy, 183 pages; semi-risque illustrations in gilt & brilliant colors by Leon Lebegue; French language text throughout; Anatole France (Pseud. of Jacques-Anatole-Francois Thibault) 1844-1924, novelist, critic, and man of letters, born in paris, the only son of a book-dealer...The Dreyfus case aroused his strong sympathies and in later years he developed socialist leanings, at times taking part in public meetings. His last years were spent in retirement in his Touraine property, La Bechellerie. He was awared the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921. (Oxford French); original illustrated paper wraps bound in light brown cloth covered boards, red leather spine label, gilt lettered and ruled; light wear to binding, back corner bumped a bit, spine label rubbed; paper wrap cover worn and soiled; contents in very good condition, illustrations bright and clean, detailed. Very Good H (Item ID: 13350)


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