Lot 46 of 429:
With an early George Sand appearance  

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Heures du Soir. Livre des Femmes

[Birnarr, Rose de, compiler]


Urbain Canel, Adolphe Guyot



6 volumes. (8vo) 21x12½ cm (8¼x5"), contemporary brown quarter calf, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering.  First Edition, complete in six volumes.  

A rare collection of 26 works of fiction by contemporary French women authors, with a 12-page introduction by Rose de Birnarr. The novella by George Sand, Une Vieille Histoire, the first work in the collection, is one of her earliest appearances in print. Other authors included are Jenny Bastide and Madame Cottin.  OCLC records copies at Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Cambridge University, BL, National Library of Scotland, Oxford & Ottawa. 

Lot Amendments

Spines a little faded; some light wear and foxing; very good or better condition.

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