GENUINE FIRST EDITION recognizable by the subtitle NovelThe text is on the cover and on the title page and will disappear with the next print run.
Published anonymously, this collection was an immediate success, and received rave reviews from Alfred de Vigny and Sainte-Beuve.
Narrative poem inspired by memories of childhood in the Breton countryside and the author's first loves, Marie also pays homage to Marie-Renée Pelland'Arzanô, a true muse for the poet.
Superb copy perfectly bound at the beginning of the 20th century by Yseux, successor of Petit-Simier, in full cherry calf, elegantly decorated with black and gold frames.
From Jules Le Roy's beautiful library, dispersed in 1931 (ex-libris).
Early 20th century binding signed Yseux successeur de Petit-Simier. Full cherry calfskin, smooth spine decorated with gilt and black frames and fleurons, gilt and black frames on covers, back covers edged with gilt frames and friezes, untrimmed, all edges gilt. Shirt case.
Two preserved cover plates.