Flammarion, 1892, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Thus, Illustrated By: Conconi and Luigi Rossi.
French translation of the classical 2nd century AD Greek novel which tells the story of a boy & girl found at birth by a shepherd & a goatherd each of whom decides to raise the child he finds as his own. Daphnis and Chloe grow up together, herding the flocks for their foster parents. They fall in love but, being naive, do not understand what is happening to them. After many adventures Daphnis and Chloe are recognized by their birth parents, get married, and live out their lives in the country. Black titles & decoration to front cover; Frontispice en noir et blanc. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc, dans le texte; grey endpapers; Collection "Guillaume". Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 242 pages. Text is in French. Spine browned with age. Deckled edges (rough cut) outer & bottom. Top edge gilt in good condition. Gilt titles spine. Front endpaper loose & front hinge starting. illustrated by b/w. drawings in text;. Illustrator: Conconi and Luigi Rossi.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Greece; Early (0-1000 AD); French Language; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2462.