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Marcel Shwob; Henry Copley Greene , Introduction;
The Children's Crusade (Limited Edition)
Small, Maynard & Company, 1898. First American Edition, Limited. Hardcover. Very Good /Very Good. T.B. Meteyard, Cover Design. Colophon reads: "The Children's Crusade Translated, by Authority, from the French of Marcel Schwob with an Introduction by Henry Copley Greene, was printed from type at Hentzemann Press of Boston for Small, Maynard & Company of Boston during March, 1898, in an edition of 500 copies on old It alian handmade paper, with cover design by T.B. Meteyard." Beige dust jacket. Pictorial paper hardcover binding (gray, green, and black). All edges uncut. Illustration on title page. Unpaginated. Text body contains 76 pages (excluding front endpapers through title page/copyright/author pages, as well as colophon and on). Dust jacket has browning with some small tears and chips, as well as faded print on spine. Normal shelf wear to book's exterior. Endpapers age-toned. Rest of the pages have very little browning, and are free from any notes or underlining. In great condition, especially since the book is over 100 years old. Full refund if not satisfied. "Mayer Andre Marcel Schwob, known as Marcel Schwob (23 August 1867 - 26 February 1905), was a French symbolist writer best known for his short stories and his literary influence on authors such as Jorge Luis Borges and Roberto Bolaño. He has been called a 'precursor of Surrealism.' In addition to over a hundred short stories, he wrote journalistic articles, essays, biographies, literary reviews and analysis, translations and plays. He was extremely well known and respected during his life and notably befriended … [Click Below for Full Description]
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