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Les Rois En Exil. Roman Parisien; together with Les Femmes D'Artistes ( ASSOCIATION COPIES) ) by  Alphonse Daudet - Signed First Edition - 1879 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007707)

Les Rois En Exil. Roman Parisien; together with Les Femmes D'Artistes ( ASSOCIATION COPIES) )

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Les Rois En Exil. Roman Parisien; together with Les Femmes D'Artistes ( ASSOCIATION COPIES) )

by Daudet, Alphonse

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Paris: E. Dentu and Alphonse Lemerre , 1879. "Les Femmes D'Artistes" , Alphonse Lemerre, Paris, 1874 and "Les Rois En Exil. Roman Parisien", E Dentu, Paris, 1879, both books SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at 3rd front end page and half-title respectively, to the French playwright and novelist Adolphe Belot, author of the wildly popular " Mademoiselle Giraud, My Wife" in 1870 and co-author and collaborator with Daudet on the play "Sapho" in 1885 and who adapted Daudet's "Fromont Jeune et Risler Aîné" for the theater in 1876 "Les Rois en Exil" is SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "Adolphe Belot lou ami Alphonse Daudet" and "Les Femmes D'Artistes" is SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "A La femme de feu Les Femmes des Artistes". Belot's novel "La femme de feu" was published in 1872. Both books Near Fine, bound in contemporary half crushed brown morocco over marbled boards, marbled end pages, the bookplate of Whitelaw Reid front paste downs both books, both with light shelfwear and small rubs at corners. Whitelaw Reid, (1837 - 1912), was an American journalist, diplomat, and politician, successor to Horace Greeley in 1872 as editor in chief (until 1905) and publisher (until his death) of the New York Tribune, which, during much of that period, was perhaps the most influential newspaper in the United States. He was minister to France from 1889 to 1892, unsuccessful candidate for vice president on the Republican ticket with Benjamin Harrison in 1892, and ambassador to Great Britain from 1905 to 1912. (Encyclopaedia Britannica) A marvelous pair of significant Association Copies, and with a quite fascinating provenance to boot. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Half Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007707
Title
Les Rois En Exil. Roman Parisien; together with Les Femmes D'Artistes ( ASSOCIATION COPIES) )
Author
Daudet, Alphonse
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
E. Dentu and Alphonse Lemerre
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1879
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Fine Bindings; Nineteenth Century;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Vbf_category
10109

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bookplate
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