G?rard De Nerval.

DELVAU, ALFRED.

£60.00

Publisher

Librairie de Mme Bachelin-Deflorenne, Rue des Pr?tres-St-Germain-l'Auxerrois 14.

Place

Paris

Date

1865

Item Description

Small 8vo. 4 x 6.25 inches. 144 + [4] pp. Title page in red and black. Bound in original red cloth, gilt, decorated by blind stamped borders, enclosing publisher's device, gilt. deckled edges. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Early note on de Nerval on front pastedown. Illustrated by portrait frontispiece. Decorated by publisher's device as colophon at end. Biography of the French romantic writer and poet, G?rard de Nerval (1818-55), a pseudonym for G?rard Labrunie, translator of Goethe's Faust, who had an influence on several later writers, including Proust. The author, Alfred Delvau (1825-67) was a journalist and writer, author of several books on Paris and its history.

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