The Hidden Treasures or, The Adventures of Maitre Cornelius.

The Hidden Treasures or, The Adventures of Maitre Cornelius.
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Kentfield, California: Allen Press, 1953. 8vo., 60 ff., title page and four woodcut illustrations by Mallett Dean, hand coloured by Dorothy Allen. Paper-backed marbled boards titled in red on backstrip. Slight toning to backstrip and deckle edges, else fine. One of 160 copies hand-set in Romanee type and printed on hand-made Highclere paper. Balzac’s medieval detective story in which King Louis XI of France stars as the unlikely gumshoe. (Item Id: 105822)

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