The Soil (La Terre.): A Realistic Novel


Zola, Emile; H. Gray (Illust.)

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Zola, Emile; H. Gray (Illust.). The Soil (La Terre.): A Realistic Novel. London: Vizetelley & Co., 1888. First English language edition. pp. 472. 8vo., measuring 5.5″ x 8″. Olive cloth over boards with gilt, rules, and lettering to spine, and front board with red rules to the margins, lovely floral-patterned endpapers. Black and white engraved frontispiece by H. Gray accompanied with the original tissue-guard. Spine slant, extremities rubbed, scattered specks to the boards, spine, age-toning cofined to endpapers. Text-block remains bright, clean, and sound with tight binding. Overall, good-. Hardcover. (#1223) $145.00