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105
Flaubert, Gustave.
MADAME BOVARY: MOEURS DE PROVINCE. PARIS: MICHEL LÉVY FRÈRES, 1857
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3,0005,000
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105
Flaubert, Gustave.
MADAME BOVARY: MOEURS DE PROVINCE. PARIS: MICHEL LÉVY FRÈRES, 1857
Estimate
3,0005,000
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Flaubert, Gustave.
MADAME BOVARY: MOEURS DE PROVINCE. PARIS: MICHEL LÉVY FRÈRES, 1857

2 volumes, 12mo (184 x 111mm.), half-titles, later crushed blue morocco by Noulhac, grey crushed morocco board liners with gilt fillets, fabric and marbled paper endleaves, gilt edges, marbled paper slipcase, original printed wrappers bound in, newspaper review of the novel by J. Habans mounted at end of second volume, original wrappers very slightly soiled


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Provenance

Emile Chamontin, bookplate

Literature

Carteret i, pp.263-266; Vicaire iii 721-723

Catalogue Note

first edition in book form. Flaubert's novel was originally issued in parts from October to December 1856 in the Revue de Paris and Flaubert was quickly put on trial for his offences against public decency. He was acquitted in February 1857.

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