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Léon Daudet / Lucien Boucher - Les Morticoles - 1939

Léon Daudet / Lucien Boucher - Les Morticoles - 1939

Léon Daudet - Les Morticoles (1894).
Many illustrations in the text and tipped-in in colour by Lucien Boucher.
Quarto, full red leather binding with publisher’s hardcover slipcase.
Copy on vellum, numbered 751
Editions Valère, Paris, 1939.

354 pages.

“Daudet sets this roman a clefs in an imaginary country, La Morticolie, in which physician reign undivided and unscrupulous. All of the inhabitants are sick or lame, cared for against common sense by doctors parading in frock coats.”

In good condition as a whole, very fresh interiors, note however that there are some small marks and light stains.
Wear to the binding, rubbed edges and corners, some dings. Slipcase in decent condition, quite worn borders and corners, some deterioration to note on both sides.
The photos are part of the description.

Dimensions:
Binding: 24 x 20 x 4.3 cm
Slipcase: 25.3 x 20.3 x 5.3 cm

Total weight: 1.683 kg.

Insured for transport, secure and professional packaging.

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