Hardcover. DJ small spine chips.Clean,tight copy.VG\VG.Mylar; Translation from the French by Lafcadio Hearnof Anatole France novel of the recue of a child.; Octavo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
Publisher: John Lane
Publication Date: 1931
Illustrator: Illustrated by Zhenya Gay, illus.
Edition: 1st illus. ed.
Book Description The Bodley Head, London, 1951. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Firmly bound green boards with faded spine, light foxing on end papers, no jacket. New edition of book first published in England in 1908. Seller Inventory # 044775
Book Description Boni and Liveright, New York, 1890. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. (copyright 1890). Modern Library edition in flexible brown leather; very good condition. Seller Inventory # 003434
Book Description Published by The Folio Society, Westminster, London First Folio Edition . 1948., 1948. First Folio Society edition hard back binding in publisher's original pink patterned cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 180 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Rubbing of the cloth across the top edges, bookplate inside and in Good condition, no slip case. Member of the P.B.F.A. FOLIO SOCIETY. Seller Inventory # 94573
Book Description Published by The Bodley Head, London reprinted edition. 1951., 1951. Hard back. 310 pp. Book in Very Good condition. Dust wrapper with rubs to fore edge and foot of spine, not price clipped and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A. MODERN FIRST EDITIONS. Seller Inventory # 6201
Book Description John Lane the Bodley Head, London, England, 1931. Hard Cover. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Gay, Zhenya (illustrator). First Illustrated Edition. France won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1921. "Sylvestre Bonnard, an elderly and highly esteemed scholar, encounters unexpected problems when he embarks upon a search for an ancient ecclesiastical literary document that takes him from Paris to Sicily and then into his own life history. For the sake of justice and love, he ends up committing acts that at best are of doubtful legality." 310 pages, black cloth boards with gilt-embossed illustration and gilt print on the top of front board and top of spine; mauve endpapers with a French sidewalk illustration in brown ink, frontispiece plus eleven additional illustration plates in the text. Boards are moderately worn, rubbed and fraying at the spine ends, boards have several areas of whitish deterioration like dryrot (mostly at the bottom front and top back edges), book was originally issued uncut, and the pages have been very roughly hand-cut. Text has some fingerprints and mild smudges but appears to be unmarked and still in very good reading condition. Seller Inventory # F06489
Book Description Bodley Head, London, 1931. Hardcover. Condition: NF. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Illustrated Edition.. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt decorations & printing, decorative endpapers and pastedowns. Rough cut page edges with dark red upper page edges. B&W illustrations. Near fine book that has been protected by a now slightly rubbed NF clear protector-type dustjacket (do not know if publisher issued) so the book itself has just slight edgewear to its binding. A very handsome production! ; Illustrations & Decorations: Zhenya Gay; 9 1/2" x 6 1/2"; 310 pages. Seller Inventory # 2352
Book Description John Lane The Bodley Head, 1931. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. (Ref.F3 ) Black cloth with gilt titles and design to top of front board and gilt spine titles. Creasing to head and heel of spine and lower corners nudged. Red top edge a little greyed. Tanned foredge. Previous owner's inscription to top right corner of main title page else unmarked contents and well-bound. Seller Inventory # 007141
Book Description The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1937. Hardcover. 11.2" x 9". 190pp. Illustrated olivy-green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall edgewear and fading to spine else a VG copy lacking the slipcase. Number 542 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, Sylvain Sauvage. Introduction by A. S. W. Rosenbach. Sylvestre Bonnard is happy and satisfied living among his books and reading every day. Things begin to change when he becomes acquainted with a young girl living in a boarding school. She manages to makes an impression on this reclusive elderly man by offering a life outside of his books. He begins to feel responsible for her and because of his new understanding of life, Bonnard commits a crime. Seller Inventory # 6241
Book Description New York: Boni & Liveright, Inc./The Modern Library Edition. First Edition, September 1917, 35 Titles, 1917. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Green Leatherette; BL Logo on front; 35 Titles listed at front in C3 catalog; marbled endpapers. Light wear on bottom spine edge and along side seam edge. FIRST BONI & LIVERIGHT/MODERN LIBARY EDITION. Seller Inventory # 149