The Folio Society, 1950, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Reprint, Illustrated By: Mark Severin
The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations by Mark Severin. Cream coloured boards with blue publishers' circles on the front panel and backstrip. Gilt titles to the front panel and to the backstrip. Bumping, rubbing and slight fraying to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There is a tear in the cloth to the lower backstrip edge measuring 0 .5 ". Bumping and rubbing to the book corners. Handling marks and rubbing to the book panels. Browning to the text block edges. Light browning and foxing to the endpapers and light age toning to the internal pages. Previous owners ex-libris plate affixed to the front paste-down. A novel set in the 17th century about the adventures of Mademoiselle de Maupin. Swordswoman and opera singer. The author based the story loosely on Julie (or Julia) d'Aubigny (1670 - 1707), also known as La Maupin. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. VI, 288 pages, last three pages blank. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Mark Severin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Fiction -- Historical ; Illustration; Inventory No: 0106373.