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Gustave FLAUBERT Madame Bovary


Madame Bovary

Michel Lévy frères, Paris 1857, 11x18cm, 2 volumes reliés.

First edition, with all the features of first issue copies including the misprint known as 'la faute à Sénart' on the dedication page.
Contemporary navy blue half shagreen bindings, spines with four raised bands decorated in gilt, marbled paper boards, caillouté pastedowns and endpapers, speckled edges. 
Bookseller description label on the interior margin of the first volume's pastedown. 
Provenance : André Coppens library, with his engraved bookplate on each volume's endpaper.
Handsome copy in a charming contemporary binding.

7 500 €

Réf : 83506



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