Life of Molière


Trollpe, Henry M.

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Trollpe, Henry M. Life of Molière. London: Archibald Constable and Company Limited, 1905. First Edition, First Printing. pp. ix, 578. Thick royal 8vo. Light blue cloth over boards with gilt rules, and lettering to the spine; untrimmed page edges. Black-and-white engraved frontispiece of Molière accompanied with its original tissue-guard. Bookplate belonging to the late Dr. J.W. Crane affixed to front pastedown, stamp of the Dr. James W. Crane Collection to the ffep. Signed on the title page by Crane. Dr. J.W. Crane [1877 – 1947] was the one time acting dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario and an avid bibliophile, this title very likely belonged to his personal collection. Text-block remains bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good. Hardcover. (#2098) $49.00