185789 x 140 mm

ORIGINAL EDITION of this fantastic short story
Rare copy in sheets


1 in stock


FIRST EDITION of this fantastic short story about a jettatoreor spell caster.
It first appeared in serial form from 25 June to 23 July 1856 in The Universal Monitor under the title Paul d'Aspremont, tale. 
A rare copy left in sheets, which was never bound, taken in this condition from the presses of the printer (J. Claye) to be directly bound.
Charming slipcase with floral paper titles.

Paris,Michel Levy,1857.In 16, Sheets,89 x 140 mm,[2] ff. - 192 pp. .

Shirt case titled with floral decoration. Cover slightly soiled, brown stain and cracked spine.


Théophile Gautier

(born in Tarbes on 30 August 18111 and died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on 23 October 1872)

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