La Chartreuse de Parme by Marie-Henri Beyle (De Stendahl) With Thirty Illustrations by V. Foulquier Etched by G. Mercier. Translated from the French by E. P. Robins.
New York: G.H. Richmond, 1895. 3 vols. 8vo, lvi, 316; (iv), 314; (iv), 354 pp. Each vol. with frontispiece and 9 plates. Original gray-green cloth, with arms of Parma stamped in gilt on both covers, title in gilt on backstrips. Backstrips darkened with age, covers worn at edges. First edition in English of this classic French novel. One of 750 numbered copies on antique laid paper, printed by the De Vinne Press. The total edition was 1000, with the other 250 copies being a de luxe set printed on Holland paper and bound in half calf.
(Item Id: 5522)