The Head of the Family
Daudet, Alphonse; Translated by Levin Carnac , Marchetti(illus.)
Place Published: New York and London
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press
Date Published: 1898
Edition: First American edition
Book Id: 37191
325; pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Gray cloth with gilt lettering and decorative gilt and black ink stamping on the spine and front cover. With six pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. Very good. The spine and covers are mildly rubbed and darkened, and dinged along the edges. The spine is rolled. The front endsheet is cracked along the hinge, and there is a bookseller's small stamp on the rear pastedown. Tanned pages.
With a critical sketch by Adolphe Cohn. Illustrations by Marchetti. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his small bookplate on the front pastedown.