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Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Philippe-Auguste
Oeuvres Completes

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Title

Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Philippe-Auguste
Oeuvres Completes

Subject

Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Philippe-Auguste

Description

"Contes Cruels"

This book is part of a collection of de L'isle-Adam's larger works. This is a collection of non-supernatural horror stories.

This is the second volume (of two).

The cover of this book has leather on the spine and corners. The leather is worn away along the spine with a larger chunk missing at the bottom. Otherwise, the cover has a dark blue marbled pattern.

The title page of the book starts at the top with the title and the subtitle. In the middle, there is a small insignia. On the bottom of the page, there is the publication information and the date. There are a few mold spots on both of these pages.

Ramsden states in his catalog that this edition is half-spine flat blue morocco bound by the famous bookbinder Walter Berry.

Publisher

Mercure de France (Paris)

Date

1914

Language

French

Identifier

2005_047_1450_2

Files

Citation

“Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Philippe-Auguste Oeuvres Completes,” EWL, accessed February 25, 2021, http://edithwhartonslibrary.org/dir/items/show/2006.