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Penguin Island

By: FRANCE, Anatole

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Limited Editions Club: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 11119

Condition: Fine


Translated from the French by A. W. Evans with an Introduction by Carl van Doren, a Preface by the Author, and Drawings by Malcolm Cameron. Signed by Cameron at the back. Copy number 469 of 1,500 copies. Bright, fresh interior with a tight, sound binding. Attractive older bookplate to fpde. No wear to blue, silk cloth boards. However, the cream leather spine is heavily discolored from a faulty attempt at cleaning. Possibly repairable. Sturdy card slipcase in VG+ condition. Weight, 980g. View more info

Die Blutezeit Des Lebens

By: FRANCE, Anatole

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Munich, Kurt Wolff Verlag: 1923

Edition: First Printing This Edition

Seller ID: 16231

Condition: Very Good


Anatole France translated into the German language. 332pp, index. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Attractive old bookplate on fpde. Only minor wear to boards. Weight, 420g. View more info

Honey-Bee ... A translation by Mrs. John Lane

By: FRANCE, Anatole

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1911

Edition: Later Edition in Translation

Seller ID: 32162

Condition: Fine


Anatole France (pseudonym of Jacques Anatol Thibault, 1844- 1924) was the most prominent French man of letters of his time. He was elected to the French Academy, and in 1921 was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. A delightful fairy tale involving a mixture of dwarves, pixies, a beautiful princess and her loyal friend. There is a moral to the story and moments of magic, gallantry and captivity. First published in French in 1890. ix, [3], 172pp, frontis and eleven color plates, illustrated endpapers, [4pp] publisher's catalogue at rear, top edge gilt. Internally the book is bright, clean an... View more info

Penguin Island

By: FRANCE, Anatole

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Watts & Co.: 1931

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 29301

Condition: VG+


A volume in 'The Thinker's Library'. No. 21. Translation of: 'L'ile des pingouins'. Translated by A.W. Evans. Satire abount penguins , baptized in error, converted into men. xvi, 235 pages ; 17 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked. Bump to head of spine. Dustjacket is similar. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info