The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard. Anatole FRANCE.

The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard.

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1937. Hardcover. Translation by Lafcadio Hearn. Introduction by A.S.W. Rosenbach. Illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage. 4to. Green cloth with gilt lettering and dark green rules and pictorial stamping. viii, 190pp. Top edge gilt. Color frontispiece, full-page color plates. Near fine. Lacks slipcase. Item #47593

Bright and handsome volume in the LEC's Ninth Series, being the prolific French poet and journalist's very first novel (first published 1881), with rear colophon noting limitation of 1500 numbered copies (this #1137) signed by illustrator Sauvage. Publisher's heavy stock 5½" X 3½" printed announcement card laid in. NEWMAN 96.

Price: $55.00

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