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Madame Bovary (in Steegmuller translation)

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1957

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 41202

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A full-sized book club edition of Gustave Flaubert's great first novel, first published in 1856. Translated into English from the French by Francis Steegmuller, who also supplies an introduction. The story revolves around a married woman who finds life in her provincial setting to be boring; she strives for the excitement and glamour of the high life. Madame Bovary has been made into several different movies and television series. --- In light blue paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth, with patterned covers, gilt-stamped spine titling and pale yellow topstain. With black & white illustra... View more info

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Madame Bovary Backgrounds and Sources Essays in Criticism

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1965

Stock No.: 71923

ISBN: 0393096084

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Another in the excellent series by Norton, which informs the reader about period references which may not be known to modern readers; as well as backgrounds, sources and criticism. This copy is sharp, with slight corner curling. Interior clean, bright & unmarked. ; Norton Critical Editions; 0.98 x 8.43 x 5.17 Inches; 473 pages View more info

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Madame Bovary: Patterns of Provincial Life (Steegmuller translation) (Modern Library spine 15)

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1977-80]

Stock No.: 83127

ISBN: 0394604601

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


The author's novel, considered scandalous when first published in 1857, in an English language Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the French, and with an introduction by Francis Steegmuller. Black & white illustrations at chapter heads by an unattributed artist. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / minimalist gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stitched) / plain style F endpapers / plain tan style p dust jacket, verso blank. Likely published c.1977-1980 though 1957 date appears in volume. --- A clean, tightly-bound, bright copy though with spot of so... View more info

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Frau Bovary

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Im Infel Verlag zu Leipzig: 1952

Stock No.: 72771

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Famous novel in a German language edition. Entire book in Gothic (old-style) script. In ivory full cloth covers with gilt and brown lettering & decorations, spine and cover. Interior clean & bright; unmarked. Dust jacket chipped at edges, toned spine. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 427 pages View more info

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Madame Bovary

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Avon, Connecticut, The Heritage Press: 1979

Stock No.: 78330

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A handsome reprint edition of great first novel by Gustave Flaubert, first published in 1856. Translated from the French by J. Lewis May, with an introduction by Jacques De Lacretelle, and with the illustrations of Pierre Brissaud engraved in wood by Théo Schmied. --- In full patterned lavender and maroon cloth, gilt titling on spine; in slipcase. Sandglass #VIII: 37R (Avon) laid in. --- With a hint of discoloration to spine, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Slipcase with a minor soiling and fingerprints, else in good shape and structurally sound. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to de... View more info

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Madame Bovary: Patterns of Provincial Life (Steegmuller translation) (Modern Library #28.3)

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1966]

Stock No.: 82827

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


The author's novel, considered scandalous when first published in 1857, in an English language Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the French, and with an introduction by Francis Steegmuller. Black & white illustrations at chapter heads by an unattributed artist. --- In Toledano spine 11 / rust cloth / ML hex torchbearer logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / tan Kent endpapers / jacket style l, verso blank. Likely published c.1966 (though 1957 date appears in book). ML #28.3. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking noticeable damages. Price-clipped dust jac... View more info

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Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (Aveling translation) (Modern Library #28.2)

By: FLAUBERT, Gustave

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1957]

Stock No.: 83111

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


The author's novel, considered scandalous when first published in 1857, in an English language Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the French by Eleanor Marx Aveling, and with an introduction by Henri Peyre. Volume wrapped in green and yellow jacket with Paul Galdone illustrations on cover oval. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling stamped on black cover & spine blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 379 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1957 (though 1950 date appears in book). ML #28.2. --- With minor age-toning to lea... View more info