Sapho Moeurs Parisiennes
Daudet, Alphonse

Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, 1900. 376 pages; with illustrations in black and white by de Rossi, Myrbach and others; Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) French novelist, born at Nimes (Provence), remembered chiefly by delicately sentimental, humorous sketches of Provencal life, for a time a leading naturaliste writing with the care for documentation typical of the movement, but his work comes alive by his gift for vivid, impressionistic description and because his naturalism never excluded the warm, poetic, fantasy-loving side of his character; the old mill of the Lettres, at Fontvieille, near Arles, was restored and is now a Daudet museum. (Harvey, Oxford French Literature); French text throughout; approx. 5" x 7 " size; bound in marbled paper covered boards, dark brown leather spine and corners, gilt spine titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers to match; some edge, tips wear & rubbing to binding; in good condition. Good (Item ID: 23003)

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