Les Musardises

1890145 x 205 mm

Rare ORIGINAL EDITION of Edmond Rostand's first collection of poetry.




rare original edition Edmond Rostand's first collection of poetry.

After the failure of the Red glovethe first vaudeville published in 1888, Les Musardises composed at the spa town of Bagnères-de-Luchon were warmly received and brought the author out of anonymity. A new, enlarged edition was published by Fasquelle in 1911.

"So I dawdled, dawdled, dawdled, without believing that the laurels for me were branches".

A handsomely bound copy in full red morocco with soberly decorated boards.


Paris,Alphonse Lemerre,1890. Bound,145 x 205 mm,182 pp.

Bound in full red morocco, spine ribbed, boards decorated with gilt and cold framing and fillets, gilt fillet on the edges, gilt head, front cover preserved, slipcase.


Edmond Rostand

(born in Marseille on April 1, 1868 and died in Paris, 7th, December 2, 1918 )

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