Lot 520 of 766:
A Gil Blas in California - Alexander Dumas  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$96
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
A Gil Blas in California

Author:
Dumas, Alexander

Place:
Los Angeles

Publisher:
Primavera Press

Date:
1933

Description:

Illustrated with wood engraved title vignette, folding map and 20 oval chapter headings by Paul Landacre. (8vo) gray cloth with spine label, pictorial jacket.

A novella-length pseudo memoir by the author of the Three Musketeers. An unnamed French narrator relates his adventures in the California goldfields circa 1850. "Even though Dumas never ventured any farther west than Portugal, this long out-of-print travelogue remains one of California's strangest high spots." - David Kipen, SF Gate


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Moderate wear and soiling to jacket, small tears and chips at edges, slight foxing at rear and inner jacket; some wear and fading to cloth, some corners slightly bumped; slight foxing at endpapers; very good or better.


 
Item number:
268498
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