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Daudet, Alphonse.
L'EVANGÉLISTE. ROMAN PARISIEN. PARIS: E. DENTU, 1883
Estimate
1,8002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,800 GBP
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104
Daudet, Alphonse.
L'EVANGÉLISTE. ROMAN PARISIEN. PARIS: E. DENTU, 1883
Estimate
1,8002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Daudet, Alphonse.
L'EVANGÉLISTE. ROMAN PARISIEN. PARIS: E. DENTU, 1883
8vo (182 x 118mm.), printed on hollande, with presentation inscription on flyleaf, contemporary vellum by Gayler-Hirou, single red fillet on covers with initials j[ulia] d[audet] painted in red and gold on upper cover, spine lettered in red, blue and gold, marbled endpapers, uncut, with 2 pages of manuscript notes (one crossed through) entitled "Affaire Rouvier. Palais Royal. Attentat à la pudeur" loosely inserted, spine very slightly rubbed
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first edition of this study of religious mania, presentation copy, inscribed by daudet to his wife, "A ma Julia chérie, cette oeuvre qui est notre oeuvre, Alphonse Daudet". Gayler-Hirou bound many of Daudet's works for Julia Daudet in the same style; their library was sold in Paris in 1941.

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