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Author Name    [Sacker, Amy (binding design); Mongin, A. (etchings); Delort, Charles (paintings)]; Gautier, Théophile; Beam, Ellen Murray (translator)

Title   CAPTAIN FRACASSE

Binding   cloth

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Very Good Jacket

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   Boston L. C. Page and Company 1901

Seller ID   1244

8vo (5¾" x 8¼"). Holiday Edition. 2 volumes with original dust jackets and slipcase. Volume I: pp. 290; black and white frontis. + 7 black and white etchings by Mongin after paintings by Delort, each with a captioned tissue guard. Volume II: pp. 532; black and white frontis. + 6 black and white etchings by Mongin after paintings by Delort, each with a captioned tissue guard. Signed binding design by Amy Sacker in gold on purple cloth of stylized iris placed horizontally on the cover with titles beneath the first and forth iris; titles and and smaller iris motif in gold on the spine.

Books in very good original paper backed purple cloth dust jackets with spine decorations from the book repeated on the spine of the dust jackets in gold. Includes the very good original purple cloth covered slipcase with titles printed on gold on the top panel. The swashbuckling story of Baron de Sigognac, an impoverished Gascon nobleman, who decides to join a group of traveling players and takes the name Captain Fracasse.

A beautiful set in the scarce dust jackets and slipcase of Sacker's magnum opus. GE (in Peters), p.60.

amy sacker, gold, gilt, dust jacket, DJ, original box, box art nouveau, adventure, illustrated, etching

Price = 1250.00 USD



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