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Flaubert, Gustave.  Madame Bovary. London: Airmont Publishing, 1950. Small 4to (27.5 cm; 11"). [1] f., x pp., [2] ff., 348 pp., [1] f.
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Number 1157 of 1500 copies printed for the Limited Editions Club. The work was translated from the French by J. Lewis May, with an introduction by Jacques de Lacretelle. "Typography . . . was planned by Sir Francis Meynell under the supervision of Ernest Ingham at The Curwen Press . . . and the letterpress was then printed at The Marchbanks Press. . . . The illustrations were drawn as water-colors by Pierre Brissaud . . . and reproduced through multiple wood-engravings cut and printed by Theo Schmied" (colophon). Brissaud signed this copy.

Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club 206. Publisher's patterned gold damask cloth, spine with gilt-stamped label; slightly rubbed. Without the slipcase and glassine d/j.  (38305)   Please RESHELVE This.


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