Sidonie’s Revenge by Alphonse Daudet (Literary Press, [No Date] circa 1930) with dustwrapper
Literary Press, [No Date] circa 1930
Alphonse Daudet (1840-97), his novel ‘Fromont jeune et Risler aîné’ (1874) providing the basis for this translation.
‘Passion uncurbed – the lure of wealth and how a French girl brought a rich man to his ruin’ … ‘How a woman of Paris can love and hate when scorned’.
Lovely dustwrapper art by AW.
Hardback in dustwrapper. pp , 280. Size: 7.5 x 5.25 inches approx. (189mm x 130mm).
Dustwrapper worn and torn with creasing, small loss; sunned/faded to spine. Spine and boards with light wear to extremities and head of spine, otherwise clean and bright. Some foxing to pages, mainly to preliminaries and final few, but generally clean throughout; edges of page-block spotted and dusty.
Overall, showing wear otherwise a nice, clean copy – attractive in its dustwrapper.