Lot 471 of 515:
2nd ed of George Sand's André  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$48
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
André
Author:
Sand, George
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
Félix Bonnaire, Éditeur
Date:
1837
Description:

8vo, 19th century dark red straight-grained half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering.  Second edition; the first was published by Félix Bonnaire in 1835.

OCLC records three copies of this edition (Indiana, Princeton & NL Scotland) and five copies of the 1835 edition. A relatively early work by George Sand, the famous pseudonym of Lucile-Aurore Dupin (1804-76), a novella about a young girl of the lower ranks and her impractical infatuation with Andre, a young man of the upper ranks - a storyline intended to shed light on society's intolerance to marriages between the upper and lower classes.

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Condition:
Two armorial Selden bookplates on the front paste-down. Some spotting to the front endpapers; edges slightly rubbed; minor foxing; very good copy in a handsome binding.
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Item number:
305244a
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