Author:[Unidentified (cover design); Lemaire, Madeleine (illustrations)]; Halévy; Ludovic

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THE ABBÉ CONSTANTIN

By: [Unidentified (cover design); Lemaire, Madeleine (illustrations)]; Halévy; Ludovic

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Company: 1895

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1497

Condition: Near fine


12mo (4 ” x 6¾”). pp. 166. Unsigned Art Nouveau binding design of poppy flowers, buds, leaves and stems in gold on vertically ribbed maroon cloth. Includes frontis. and 35 additional black and white illustrations by Madeleine Lemaire; t.e.g. Originally published in French to immediate success in 1882, L'Abbé Constantin is the story of the good Abbé Constantin, his nephew, the American heiress the nephew falls in love with, and how the heiress overcame the nephew's difficulty with her wealth. Issued in a green and maroon variant, this binding design was on Crowell's reprinting of both ... View more info