AVENTURES De MONSIEUR PICKWICK. [Adventures of Mr. Pickwick].; Roman Anglais Traduit avec L'Autorisation de L'Auteur sous la Direction de P. Lorain Par P. Grolier. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

AVENTURES De MONSIEUR PICKWICK. [Adventures of Mr. Pickwick].; Roman Anglais Traduit avec L'Autorisation de L'Auteur sous la Direction de P. Lorain Par P. Grolier.

Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette et Cie, 1859. 1st edition thus (BM Extract 12605). 2 volumes (viii, 425, [3]; [4], 407, [1] pp). Text in French. 12mo. 18 cm x 11 cm. Period blue half-leather with blue marbled-paper boards. Bit of binding wear. Usual light foxing. Vol I with 4th leaf partially detached. Withal, a VG example of a scarce foreign translation. Item #30214

From the publisher's series - "Bibliotheque des Meilleurs Romans Etrangers". Contains a specially written 2-page preface by Dickens (in French & again in English) where he commends the translation, and gives his blessing to the publisher for the edition of his works being put before the French public.

Price: $145.00

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