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The first English edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert, considered a masterpiece as the first modern and ''perfect'' novel. London: Vizetelly & Co., 1886, translated by Eleanor Marx-Aveling, daughter of Karl Marx, who brought the novel to the United Kingdom almost 30 years after its publication in France, theretofore shunned for its perception of immorality. Novel runs 383pp., complete with frontispiece and all four illustrations, and two pages of publisher's advertisements in front. Beautifully rebound in forest green half-morocco, with marbled endpapers, ripped spine and gilt titling. Measures 5.25'' x 7.5''. Previous owner's inscription to flyleaf, and light shelf wear, overall very good condition.
First English Edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert From 1886First English Edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert From 1886First English Edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert From 1886First English Edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert From 1886
First English Edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert From 1886
First English Edition of ''Madame Bovary'' by Gustave Flaubert From 1886
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