London and New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head; Dodd, Mead and Company, 1925. Frank C. Pape. Reprint. Hardcover. 275pp. Large octavo [25 cm] Black cloth lettered and pictorially stamped in gilt on the spine and front cover. Publisher's red top stain. Fore and bottom edges deckled. Lavish black and white illustrated endpapers. Very good condition, with numerous very small spots of abrasion on the gently bowed front cover. There are multiple short splits in the cloth at the ends of the spine. There is a bookseller's small ticket on the rear flyleaf. The text block is cracked at p. 199. In a fair only dust jacket, torn in half and with a loss from the paper at the foot of the jacket's spine. Item #44812
Illustrated by Frank C. Pape. Part of The Works of Anatole France in English Edited by The Late Frederic Chapman and James Lewis May.