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Zola, Émile
EIGHT VOLUMES FROM "LES ROUGON-MACQUART" CYCLE OF NOVELS:
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Zola, Émile
EIGHT VOLUMES FROM "LES ROUGON-MACQUART" CYCLE OF NOVELS:
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Zola, Émile
EIGHT VOLUMES FROM "LES ROUGON-MACQUART" CYCLE OF NOVELS:
Nana. 1880, no.117 of 325 copies on Hollande; Pot-Bouille. 1882, no.228 of 250 copies on Hollande; La Joie de Vivre. 1884, no.12 of 150 copies on Hollande; Germinal. 1885, no.147 of 150 copies on Hollande; L'Oeuvre. 1886, no.68 of 175 copies on Hollande; Le Rêve. 1888, no. 17 of 250 copies on Hollande; L'Argent. 1891, no.56 of 250 copies on Hollande; La Débacle. 1892, no.306 of 330 copies on Hollande; FIRST EDITIONS, all Paris: G. Charpentier, [all part of] Les Rougon-Macquart ou l'histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire, original yellow wrappers printed in black, glassine, edges uncut, each preserved in matching quarter morocco cases and matching slipcases; 8vo (8)
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Literature

Carteret II, pp.487--488 (nos. IX, X, XII, XIII, XIV, XVI, XVIII, XIX)

Catalogue Note

"Série de la plus grande rareté" (Carteret).

Fine copies in the original wrappers of eight of the 20-novel sequence of works in "Les Rougon-Macquart" cycle, Zola's 22-year defining naturalist series portraying the Rougon-Macquart family, marked by scientific precision and scrupulous attention to detail.

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