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La nonne Alferez; traduction de J. - M. de Heredia, illustrations de J. - C. Bourcier

La nonne Alferez;
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France-Éditions, Paris. 1944, 112p., text in French, illustrated with many vignette sepia engravings and a number of full-page plates which, though not engraved, are touched up with hand-applied watercolors; wraps are badly edgeworn along the top, spine panel has suffered huge chips obliterating the title, and endsheets are badly toned from binder's-paste migration. Colophon: "Cet ouvrage, tiré a 200 exemplaires numérotés de 1 a 200 et comportant une suite de toutes les illustrations, 400 exemplaires numérotés de 201 a 600, 60 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés de I a LX, a été achevés 'imprimer le 30 Avril 1944 sur les presses de André Barry pour le compte de (( France-Éditions)), Henry Étienne étant président de son conseil d'administration exemplaire no 348" de Heredia based his 1894 work on an earlier "autobiography" (also used by de Quincey) concerning Catalina de Erauso, a Basque woman who disguised herself as a man named Francisco de Loyola and traveled to New Spain (South America)

Cat.No: 154925

Price: $35.00

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