Le Nabab, Moeurs Parisiennes by Alphonse Daudet, 1879
Le Nabab, Moeurs Parisiennes, avec une Declaration de L'Auteur, by Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897).
Published by G. Charpentier, Editeur, Paris. 57th edition, 1879 - The first edition was in 1877 - so this novel must have proved very popular! Bound by Maclehose of Glasgow.
A very good hardback with leather spine and corners with marbled boards. Gilt title label. Spine is darkened. Some scuffing to boards. Light cracking to one endpaper covering inner joint, but still soundly bound.
Text is nice and bright throughout with some age spotting to text. A handsome volume. Unusual to find in such a nice binding.
308pp + 2pp.
Dimensions: 181mm high x 119mm wide x 25mm deep.
Unpacked weight approximately 502g.