Paul Et Virginie. Bernardin De Saint-Pierre.
Paul Et Virginie

Paul Et Virginie

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1906. Hardcover. 155 pages. 28 x 18.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 167 of 280. Famously popular in romantic literature it appeared in more than 300 editions, and purportedly during the Italian campaign Napoleon constantly slept with a copy under his pillow. The 1789 edition had four copper plates, these have been enlarged here, engraved on wood by M. Lamont Brown on thin Japan-paper proofs. Text in French. Laid-in the publisher prospectus. Tiny nick to backstrip head. Orig. decorated boards, paper spine label. Near fine. Item #22776

Price: $195.00

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