Doctor Heraclius Gloss.
London. Brentano's Limited, 1923.
8vo. 127pp, . Original publisher's tan cloth-backed grey paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper board. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Bookplate of Mary Priscilla Smith to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
An early twentieth-century translation of Guy de Maupassant's (1850-1893) short story Le Docteur Héraclius Gloss, first published posthumously in 1921. This edition, limited to 150 copies on hand-made paper, was printed at the Golden Cockerel Press.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 24949