XVIII French Romances (complete in 12 Vols.)

London: Chapman & Hall Ltd. Decorative Cloth. A handsome example of the complete 12 volume set. Published 1925-1928. Each volume limited to 1,000 copies. 7 of the volumes translated from their original French by Eric Sutton, 4 of them translated by H.B.V. and one of them by Mrs. Wilfrid Jackson. All volumes have held up nicely and are solid and VG to VG+ in their original decorative cloth, with bright gilt-lettering along the spines. Octavos, top-edges gilt, deckled fore-edges and bottom-edges. The 12 volumes are as follows: Vol. I: The Fairy Doll (La Poupee) by Jean-Galli de Bibliena; Vol. II: The Opportunities of a Night (La Nuit et Le Moment) by M. de Crebillon le Fils; Vol. III: The Queen of Golconda and Other Tales by Stanislas-Jean de Boufflers; Vol. IV: Angola: An Eastern Tale by Jacques-Rochette de la Morliere; Vol. V: Rameau's Nephew and Other Works by Denis Diderot: Vol.VI: The Prophet's Cousin (Le Cousin de Mahomet) by Nicolas Fromaget; Vol. VII: The Masked Lady (Le Masque) by Joseph Durey de Sauroy; Vol. VIII: All the Better for Her! and Other Stories by Claude-Henri de Fusee de Voisenon; Vol. IX: The Coachman's Story and Other Tales by Anne-Claude-Phillipe de Tubieres; Vol. X: Spleen and Other Stories by Pierre Victor and Baron de Besenval; Vol. XI: A Thousand and One Follies & His Most Unlooked-For Lordship by Jacques Cazotte and Vol. XII: Never Again! (Point de Landemain) and Other Stories by Claude-Joseph Dorat. Collectible; Very Good. Item #4174

Price: $200.00

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