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First edition

Gustave FLAUBERT Salammbô



Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1863, 16x24cm, relié sous étui.

First edition, one of the 25 copies on Holland paper, the only major paper.
Binding in full burgundy morocco, spine with four nerves, place and date golden tail, golden wheels on the caps, double nets gilded on the cuts, contreplats open ornate lilac morocco with a gold central cartouche decorated with golden tracery silk moiré guard bordeaux, following warnings of handmade paper, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, all edges gilt, magnificent in full morocco binding doubled and signed Blanchetière; case lined with burgundy morocco, paper boards in the tank, inside brown felt.
A trace of adhesive on the sidelines of a guard, probably due to a glued label bookseller description that has disappeared from our copy.
Rare and highly sought by Clouzot.
Superb and very rare copy of one of the masterpieces of Gustave Flaubert in perfect morocco binding lined Blanchetière.

25 000 €

Réf : 55729



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