Les Miserables. Illustrated by Mead Schaeffer. SCHAEFFER, Victor HUGO, Marie.

Les Miserables. Illustrated by Mead Schaeffer.

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, n.d. [c.1920]. Small 4to. Beautifully bound in recent half maroon morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spine, maroon cloth boards, top edge gilt. The illustrated endpapers have been retained; publisher's original gilt entitled embossed black upper cover bound at the back. Contains 12 colour plates, including frontispiece. A near fine copy. One of the best known novels of the 19th century, which may be considered historical fiction because it contains factual, historic events, including the Paris Uprising of 1832. Item #40274

Listed in BBC's Big Read (200 Best Novels) [2003].

Price: £275.00