Germinal. 2 volume set

Germinal. 2 volume set

Emile Zola; Paul Emile Colin [illustrator]

Paris : Les cent bibliophiles, 1912

Two volume set. Quarto. No. 109 of 120 copies. Contemporary green calf, raised bands, gilt dentelles and inlay. Rubbing, slight fading to spine. Original wraps bound in, including spine. Front gutters weak to preliminary pages. Often considered Zola's masterpiece and one of the most significant novels in the French tradition, Germinal is an uncompromisingly harsh and realistic story of a coalminers' strike in northern France in the 1860s. Illustrated with 138 engravings by the French artist Paul Eugene Collin.

This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

  • Product Code: 1801190045
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1,000.00
  • Ex Tax: $1,000.00


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