Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]. Antoinette Ogden, Armando Palacio Valdés, André Theuriet, Francois Coppée, Alphonse Daudet, Benito Perez Galdos, Maré Antonio, de Alarcon, Gustave Droz, Jules Simon, Marcel Prévost, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Maxime Ducamp, Compiler and.
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]
Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]

Christmas Stories from French and Spanish Writers [in the RARE dust jacket]

Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company, 1892. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. A Very Good + copy of the first edition, first printing in the Publisher's original off-white cloth with the front board lettered in gilt and decorated in red and gold and the spine lettered and decorated in gilt, with the top edge of the closed page block in gilt as well (some soiling and spotting to the cloth), in a Very Good+ example of the exceedingly scarce to rare dust jacket with the spine panel lettered and decorated in blue (showing toning to the spine panel, general soiling, and rather minor wear). The book contains 15 short Christmas Stories for children from eminent French and Spanish writers, those stories being: "A Bird in the Snow" by Valdés; "A Christmas in the Forest" by Theuriet; "The Louis-D'Or" by Coppée/ "A Christmas Supper in the Marais" by Daudet; "The Princess and the Ragamuffin" by Galdos; "A Tragedy by Mare"; "The Three Low Masses" by Daudet; "The Poet's Christmas Eve" by Alarcon; "I Take Supper with my Wife" by Droz; "The Yule Log" by Simon; "The Mule and the Ox" by Galdos; "Solange, The Wolf-Girl" by Prevost; "Salvette and Bernadow" by Daudet; "Maese Perez, the Organist" by Becquer; and "The Torn Cloak by Ducamp". The book itself is quite uncommon to the market and copies of the first edition, first printing in the dust jacket are as scarce as Hen's Teeth. A Very Good or better copy in the RARE DUST JACKET. QUITE SCARCE TO RARE. Very good + / very good +. Item #2897

Price: $750.00