The Man with the Broken Ear

The Man with the Broken Ear

About, Edmond; Translated from the French by Henry Holt

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Leypoldt & Holt
Date Published: 1867
Edition: First American edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Book Id: 37817


254; [5]pp. Duodecimo [17.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards with the title and two double ruled borders in gilt on the spine, and the gilt stamped publisher's device on the front cover (also known in green cloth). With explanatory notes from the translator at the end of the volume. Five pages of publisher's advertisements at the rear. The spine and boards are stained and rubbed, and the spine is rolled and faded. The text block is cracked a number of times. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle. Bleiler CFL.


A man is brought back to life who has been desiccated for roughly 50 years.