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Erewhon

1920

ORIGINAL EDITION translated from English by Valery Larbaud.
ONE OF 30 OFF-THE-SHELF AUTHOR COPIES.
INSCRIBED AND SIGNED.

250 

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Erewhon, or On the Other Side of the Mountains.

ORIGINAL EDITION translated from English by Valery Larbaud.

ONE OF 30 OFF-THE-SHELF AUTHOR COPIES among the 940 ex. on pure thread vellum (after 120 reimposed copies).

SIGNED AUTOGRAPH CONSIGNMENT :

"Copy of Doctor A. Vercoustre
Friendly souvenir
Valery Larbaud"

Doctor de Larbaud, a former intern at the Paris hospitals, Doctor Vercoustre was, fifteen years later, on August 5, 1935, the first to examine the author who had just been struck down by a stroke while walking in the small garden of his building.

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Paris,Gallimard,1920.In-12, Bound,225 pp.

Green half-maroquin, spine ribbed, gold title, gold head, cover and spine preserved. Past back, a fragile bit.

Bio

Samuel Butler

(Nottinghamshire: 4 December 1835 - London: 18 June 1902)

Valery Larbaud

A.-O. Barnabooth, L. Hagiosy, X. M. Tourmier de Zamble

(Vichy: 29 August 1881 - 2 February 1957). He also wrote under the pseudonyms