Guy de Maupassant, Stories


de Maupassant, Guy; Roger Colet (Trans.); Ben F. Wohlberg (Illust.)

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de Maupassant, Guy; Roger Colet (Trans.); Ben F. Wohlberg (Illust.). Guy de Maupassant, Stories ; A Limited Edition. Franklin Center, Pennyslvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. Limited Edition. pp. 352. 8vo. Bound in fine full red leather over boards, featuring elaborate gilt lettering, rules and ornamentation to the spine and boards; three raised bands to spine, four compartments, textured red silk moire endpapers, like silk ribbon-marker, all edges gilt. Extremities, and contents entirely without blemish. Gorgeously illustrated with full-page black-and-white plates. Appears unread; as new. A most handsome presentation indeed. Not to be mistaken with some earlier, and later printings which are not bound in real leather but a leather substitute (faux leathrette). Most uncommon in this edition, and state. As New. Leather Bound. ”This limited edition of Guy de Maupassant, Stories is published exclusivley for subscribers to The Franklin Library collection The 100 Greatest Books of All Time.” (#4041) $65.00