LOT 233

[French Literature] Four titles: (1) Léon Hennique. Michelle Jeoffrin

Naar den naturalistischen roman Le Dévouée. 's-Gravenhage, H.C. Susan, 1879. 1st and only ed. Orig. paper wr. Front cover loose, lacks spine and back cover, quires loosening.

In 1880 Hennique would contribute to the programmatic collection of naturalist stories "Les Soirées de Médan". Although "De Tachtigers" is usually credited for introducing naturalism in Holland, this transl. proves that the movement was earlier known to the general reading public. Very rare. (2) Georges Ohnet. De industrieel van Pont-Avesnes. Amst., G.L. Funke/Nieuws van de Dag, 1882. Orig. paper wr. Transl. of novel Le maître de forges (1882). This edition not in Worldcat. Rare. Added: Anon. (Oscar II, King of Sweden). Eene koningin. Historische roman uit den tijd van Napoleon en Bernadotte. Vert. d. H. Pijtersen. Sneek, J.F. van Druten, 1898. 2 vols. Blind hcl. w. orig. boards. From the library of 'Leesgezelschap Nut en Uitspanning, Koog a/d Zaan' w. inlaid overview of people who borrowed this copy. (total 4)

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