The First Temptation of Saint Anthony

The First Temptation of Saint Anthony

Flaubert, Gustave; Translated by René Francis , Jean De Bosschèrre(illus.)

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Privately printed for Rarity Press, Inc
Date Published: 1932
Edition: Later printing
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 40932


231pp. Large octavo [24 cm] Magenta cloth over boards with a silver stamped title on the spine, and an ornamental vignette stamped in silver on the front cover. All plates are present. Very good. The spine ends are subtly bumped and faded, and the endsheets are darkened in areas. In a very good dust jacket, with mild age-toning and rubbing. There are intermittent closed and open tears in the edges. The longest tear is closed, and measures 1 and 1/4" long. There are four pieces of tape backing the tears.


Illustrated in colour & black and white by Jean de Bosschèrre. Jean de Bosschèrre was a Belgian symbolist artist associated with The Golden Age of Illustration.