Item #5631 Fanfare in Blemont - In Dust Jacket with Somerset Maugham Wrap-Around. Marcel AYME.
Fanfare in Blemont - In Dust Jacket with Somerset Maugham Wrap-Around
Fanfare in Blemont - In Dust Jacket with Somerset Maugham Wrap-Around
Fanfare in Blemont - In Dust Jacket with Somerset Maugham Wrap-Around

Fanfare in Blemont - In Dust Jacket with Somerset Maugham Wrap-Around

London: The Bodley Head, (1950). Roo Lare (dust jacket illustration). First English Edition. Hardcover with Dust Jacket. 8vo. Pp. 274, [1]. Bound in rust-colored cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Bookseller tag on front pastedown ("Galignani, Librairie Francaise et Etrangere, Paris"). Dust jacket with a hint of fading to spine. With the wrap-around publisher's band featuring an endorsement from Somerset Maugham ("Somerset Maugham chose this novel - in the French - as one of the 'Books of the Year'."). Near Fine / Very Good+. Item #5631

First English edition, translated by Norman Denny. Basis for the 1990 Claude Berri-directed movie Uranus, which featured Michel Blanc, Gerard Depardieu and Jean-Pierre Marielle.

The dust jacket by Roo Lare features an illustration of a country village, and has held up well. Dust jacket now enclosed in a removable, clear archival sleeve.

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Price: $100.00

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