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A COLLECTION OF FOUR BIOGRAPHICAL NOVELS ABOUT GREAT WOMEN

[1.]: Houssaye, Arsène. Le Chien perdu et la femme fusillee. Paris: Dentu, 1872.

8vo (220x140 mm), half cloth binding, marbled paper at boards, blu sprinkled edges; 2 vols; pp. 326, [1] plate; 335, [1] plate. Each title-page is preceded by an engraved frontispiece illustrating an important woman described in the text.

Arsène Houssaye (pseudonym of Arsene Housset) (28 March 1815 – 26 February 1896) was a French novelist, poet and man of letters.

References: IT\ICCU\URB\0382502. OCLC, 314167638 and 314167725.


[together with]:


[2.]: Houssaye, Arsène. Les parisiennes. Paris: Dentu, 1869

8vo (220x140 mm), half cloth binding, marbled paper at boards, blu sprinkled edges; 4 vols; pp. 367, [1] plate; IV, 375, [1] plate; 364, [1] plate; 372, [1] plate. Each title-page is preceded by an engraved frontispiece illustrating an important woman described in the text.

References: IT\ICCU\PAR\0732884. OCLC, 836778115, 836778118, 255298844 and 248265502.


[together with]:


[3.]: Houssaye, Arsène. Les courtisanes du monde. Paris: E. Dentu, 1870.

8vo (220x140 mm), half cloth binding, marbled paper at boards, blu sprinkled edges; 4 vols; pp. 380, [1] plate; 379, [6] plates; 383, [1] plate; 368, [1] plate. Each title-page is preceded by an engraved frontispiece illustrating an important woman described in the text.

References: IT\ICCU\UBO\1205428. OCLC, 461700487.


[together with]:


[4.]: Houssaye, Arsène. Les grandes dames. Paris: E. Dentu, 1868.

8vo (220x140 mm), half cloth binding, marbled paper at boards, blu sprinkled edges; 4 vols; pp. VIII,387, [1] plate; 379, [1] plate; 363, [1] plate; 287, [1] plate. Each title-page is preceded by an engraved frontispiece illustrating an important woman described in the text.

References: IT\ICCU\NAP\0241650. OCLC, 420127984.


Condition

[1.], [2.], [3.] and [4.]: Traces of use. Diffuse presence of foxing. A tear at second volume. Overall, copies in good condition.

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[Novels, Women] Houssaye, 1868, 4 works, 14 vols

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