Title: Etudes Litteraires sur le dix-neuvieme siecle
Author: Emile Faguet
Description: Half green calf with pseudo-marbled paper boards; ornate gilt tooled spine with a burgundy title block; binding by E. Worrall. Light wear to extremities. Endpapers of the same pseudo-marbled paper. Bookplate of Beatrice Mary Chamberlain on front-paste down, as is the bookbinders label. Heavy foxing to leaves. pp. xii, 453, . 17.3 x 11 cm.
Contents: Chateaubriand, Lamartine, Alfred de Vigny, Victor Hugo, Alfred de Musset, Theophile Gautier, Prosper Merimee, Michelet, George Sand, Balzac.
Bookplate for Beatrice Mary Chamberlain. [Presumed uncertainly to be the British educationalist, political organizer, and half-sister of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who was born in 1862. She was educated, in part, at a private girls school in Fontainebleau. Fluent in French, she also helped organize the French Wounded Emergency Fund at the start of World War I. This volume was bound by E. Worrall, a notable bookbinder of Birmingham, the city for which Beatrice's father served as mayor.]
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: H. Lecene et H. Oudin, Editeurs
Keywords: Beatrice Mary Chamberlain, Beatrice Chamberlain,
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