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France, Anatole

France, Anatole. Alfred de Vigny. Bachelin-Delflorenne, Paris (1868). Full title: Alfred de Vigny, Etude; intaglio frontispiece portrait etching of Alfred de Vigny by G. Staal.

France, Anatole . Les Pomes dors. Lemerre, Paris (1873). 580 copies on vellum.

France, Anatole . Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1881). Full title: Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard, membre de lInstitut; binding by Champs-Stroobants; the first issue of this volume included a light blue cover which was missing part of the title ("membre de l'Institut"), which by France's request was soon removed from copies not yet sold in stores, to be replaced with a yellow cover bearing the full title; therefore, not all copies of the first printing bear the original blue cover.

France, Anatole. Les dsirs de Jean Servien. Lemerre, Paris (1882). Binding is signed, "Kieffer"; covers printed by Gustave Retaux.

France, Anatole . Abeille. Charavay, Paris (1883). Front cover color illustration by A. Souze; 8 inset color lithographs by Carl Gherts.

France, Anatole. Balthasar. Calmann Levy, Paris (1889). Binding by Dod; 20 copies printed on paper manufactured in imperial Japan.

France, Anatole. The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard. Harper & Brothers, New York (1890). Full title: Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard, membre de lInstitut; translated and with an introduction by Lafcadio Hearn; contains 6 pages of advertisements.

France, Anatole. Le Lys rouge . Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1894). Includes itaglio portrait by Ladislas Loevy; binding by Pagnant; 30 copies on paper manufactured in the Japanese empire.

France, Anatole. Clio. Calmann Lvy, Paris (1900). Twelve color lithographs (seven full-page inset), including color cover illustration, by Alphonse Mucha; 500 copies, 100 printed on paper manufactured in the Japanese empire, 50 on Chinese-printed paper.

France, Anatole. LE PROCURATEUR DE JUDEE: . douard Pelletan, Paris (1902). 14 illustrations by Eugne Grasset, engraved by Ernest Florian; binding signed "Moens"; 400 numbered copies, 368 copies on Marais vellum.

France, Anatole. Le Procurator de Jude. Societ des Amis Livres, Paris (1902). 15 etchings engraved by Frdric Pimpe; binding by Samblanx; 130 numbered copies on Dutch vellum.

France, Anatole. Les Noces corinthiennes. douard Pelletan, Paris (1902). 20 illustrations, 3 full-page and a frontispiece, by Auguste Leroux; engraved by Ernest Florian; printed on watermarked Marais vellum; 225 copies, 20 on paper from China.

France, Anatole. Madame de Luzy. Librairie des Amateurs, Paris (1902). 10 engravings by Adolph Lalauze; 350 copies on d'Arches vellum, 60 on Japanese paper.

France, Anatole. Histoire comique. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1903). 160 copies, 100 on Dutch-manufactured paper and the remaining 60 (large-paper) copies printed on imperial Japanese paper; large-paper copies contain additional 23-page segment entitled "Notes from Mr Goubin".

France, Anatole. A la Lumire. douard Pelletan, Paris (1905). Illustrations, some in full color, with frontispiece by Bellery-Desfontaines; engraved by Ernest Florian; 166 copies.

France, Anatole. Histoire comique. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1905). 28 etchings by Edgar Chahine; 300 copies, 200 on handmade paper; binding signed Arthur S. Colley.

FRANCE Anatole . Sur la pierre blanche . Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1905). 100 numbered copies on paper manufactured in Holland; binding signed L. Pouillet.

France, Anatole. LIle des Pingouins. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1908). 37 color illustrations by Lon Lebgue, engraved by Draeger Frres.

France, Anatole . Vie De Jeanne d'Arc . Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1908). Illustrations by Leo Lebgue; 125 copies; folding map of the Siege of Orleans.

France, Anatole . Les Contes de Jacques Tournebroche. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1909). 37 color lithograhs by Leon Lebgue, 9 full-page, with color-illustrated cover and title page; 100 copies on vellum.

France, Anatole. Les sept femmes de Barbe-Bleue. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1909). Full title: Les sept femmes de Barbe-Bleue et autres contes merveilleux; contains: "Les Sept Femmes de Barbe bleue" ("The Seven Wives Of Bluebeard"), "Le Miracle du Grand Saint Nicolas" ("The Miracle of Great Saint Nicolas"), "Histoire de la duchesse de Cigogne" ("History of the Duchess of Cigogne") and "La Chemise".

France, Anatole. Bee: The Princess of the Dwarfs . J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1912). Translated by Peter Wright; illustrated by Charles Robinson; 19 color illustrations; color frontispiece illustration.

France, Anatole. La Caution. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1912). 32 color illustrations and illustrated cover by Leon Lebegue; 350 copies, 25 printed on imperial Japanese paper.

France, Anatole. Les Dieux Ont Soif . Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1912). 200 copies printed on paper manufactured in Holland.

France, Anatole. Le Gnie latin . Alphonse Lemerre, Paris (1913). 300 copies; 215 printed on Dutch paper, signed by the editor, 50 numbered copies on Japanese paper; binding signed "Vernerey".

France, Anatole . La Revolte des Anges. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1914). 100 numbered copies printed on imperial Japanese paper.

France, Anatole. Sur la Voie Glorieuse. Librairie Ancienne Edouard Champion, Paris (1915). Facsimile sample of France's handwriting; nine pages of advertisements; 1000 copies, 125 on Dutch paper, 10 on Chinese paper, and 30 on Japanese paper; portrait of France by Edouard Oberlin; in the sonnet on page 48 the word "noble" is printed in the wrong place.

France, Anatole. Le petit Pierre. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1918). 1300 numbered copies; 200 printed on Dutch paper.

France, Anatole. Marguerite. Andr Coq, Paris (1920). 35 woodcuts by Simon; 450 copies, with 400 on paper from Holland, 5 on Chinese paper, and 5 on Japanese paper; signed by Van Gelder, the publisher.

France, Anatole. Jocaste et le chat maigre. Editions de la Banderole, Paris (1921). Illustrated book of 31 drypoint etchings by Chas Laborde, some full page; hand-bound by Rene Kieffer; 761 copies, 650 numbered copies on D'Arches vellum.

France, Anatole . La rvolte des anges. G. & A. Mornay, Les Beaux Livres, Paris (1921). 111 woodcuts by Simeon; 1037 numbered copies.

France, Anatole . Thas. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1921). Bound by A. Bianchi; printed on Marais vellum; 6 hand-colored illustrations, one signed.

France, Anatole. La Leon bien apprise. A. & F. Ferroud, Paris (1922). Color illustrations by Gustave-Adolphe Mossa; 1500 copies, 1200 numbered copies on d'Arche vellum.

France, Anatole. La Vie en fleur. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1922). 200 numbered copies on Dutch paper with binding signed "Charles Samblanx", 100 numbered copies on Japanese paper with binding signed "Mayland".

France, Anatole. Abeille. Andr Coq, Paris (1923). 73 woodcuts by Louis Jou; illustrated cover; 503 numbered copies.

France, Anatole. La Rtisserie de la Reine Pdauque. Editions Ren Kieffer, Paris (1923). 32 color stenciled illustrations by Joseph Hmard; color-illustrated cover; 480 copies with 32 numbered copies on vellum; duplicate suite of illustrations in monochrome after the text.

France, Anatole. Le Petit Pierre.. Devambez, Paris (1923). Ten color etchings by Pierre Brissaud, 9 are inset, one frontispiece engraving; 535 copies, 400 copies on vellum and 50 on imperial Japanese paper.

France, Anatole. La Vie En Fleur. Devambez, Paris (1924). Illustrated cover and 10 color etchings by Pierre Brissaud; 585 copies, 450 copies on vellum, 75 numbered copies on Dutch paper.

France, Anatole . Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame. Ferroud, Paris (1924). Illustrated by Maurice Lalau; binding by Rene Aussourd; watercolor color and black and white illustrations, some full-page; illustrated vignette on spine; 14 colored initial letters; illustrated frontispiece; binding by Rene Aussourd; 1525 copies, 70 of which are printed on Japanese paper.

France, Anatole . Les contes de Jacques Tournebroche. Kieffer, Paris (1924). 14 color etchings by Sylvain Sauvage; 550 copies, 450 printed on vellum.

France, Anatole. Les Dieux ont soif. L. Carteret, Paris (1924). 25 etchings by Jacques Camoreyt, 7 of them full-page; binding by Semet and Plumelle; 450 numbered copies, 125 printed on Japanese paper and 325 on Marais vellum.

France, Anatole. Les opinions de Monsieur Jrme Coignard. A.& G.Mornay, Paris (1924). 25 illustrations in black and white by Sylvain Sauvage; color intaglio on frontispiece; color illustrated cover and spine; 1000 copies.

France, Anatole. Sur la pierre blanche. La Connaissance, Paris (1924). Illustrated with 24 woodcuts by Jean Kefaunos; 1200 copies, 1000 on vellum

France, Anatole . Thais. Daniel Jacomet, Paris (1924). Printed for Edouand Champion; 142 copies signed by Daniel Jacomet; facsimile of the preface of Anatole France's original manuscript

France, Anatole. Thas. A. Plicque & Cie, Paris (1924). 8 illustrated plates, illustrated frontis and hand-colored title page by Raphal Freida; 780 copies, 50 on Dutch vellum and 130 on Japanese paper.

France, Anatole. The Works. Gabriel Wells, New York. (1924). Translated and with an introduction by Lacadio Hearn; 30 volumes; 1075 numbered sets signed by Anatole France on the limitation page of Volume I; volume titles: Volume I The Crime of Sylvester Bonnard, Volume II Thais and Crainque-Bille, Volume III At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque, Volume IV Jerome Coignard and Garden of Epicurus, Volume V The Red Lily, Volume VI Mummers Tale and Elm Tree on the Mall, Volume VII The Wickerwork Woman, Volume VIII The Amethyst Ring, Volume IX Monsieur Bergeret in Paris, Volume X Jean Servien and Balthasar, Volume XI The Bride of Corinth and other poems and plays, Volume XII Mother of Pearl, Volume XIII The Well of Saint Clare, Volume XIV The White Stone and The Seven Wives of Bluebeard, Volume XV Penguin Island, Volume XVI The Revolt of the Angels, Volume XVII The Merrie Tales of Jacques Tournebroche, Volume XVIII The Gods are Athirst, Volume XIX Clio, Volume XX The Latin Genius, Volume XXI The Life of Joan of Arc (1), Volume XXII The Life of Joan of Arc (2), Volume XXIII Little Pierre, Volume XXIV The Bloom of Life, Volume XXV My Friends Book, Volume XXVI Pierre Noziere, Volume XXVII On Life and Letters (1), Volume XXVIII On Life and Letters (2), Volume XXIX On Life and Letters (3), Volume XXX On Life and Letters (4).

France, Anatole . La Comdie de celui qui pousa une Femme Muette. La connaissance, Paris (1925). Color illustrations by Georges Delaw; 632 copies; 400 numbered copies on vellum.

France, Anatole. La Rtisserie de la Reine Pdauque . Paris, Simon Kra (1925). Illustrated with 75 watercolor compositions by Guy de Montabel, drawn by Nourisson and Chassepot, engraved by Macard, and colored by Jacomet; printed on the presses of R. Coulouma; contains duo-toned initial letters; 1000 copies, 150 on Dutch vellum.

France, Anatole . Le Lys Rouge . Simon Kra, Paris (1925). Color etchings by Omer Bouchery; binding signed "Canape et Corriez"; 1000 copies, 150 numbered copies including additional etchings.

France, Anatole. Le Puits de Sainte-Claire. Ferroud, Paris (1925). Illustrated with 25 etchings, including 14 inset and one frontispiece, by Georges Rochegrosse, engraved hand-colored by Eugne Dcisi, and Georges Decisy; illustrated chapter headings and initial letters; 650 copies, 470 on d'Arche vellum.

France, Anatole. Les Dieux ont Soif. Le Livre Contemporain, Paris (1925). Thirty-one illustrations including etchings by Pierre Georges Jeanniot; woodcuts by Paul M. Bornet; illustrated frontispiece; color initial letters; binding signed "Paul Affolter"; 124 copies.

France, Anatole. Les Sept Femmes de La Barbe Bleu. A. & G. Mornay, Paris (1925). Full title: Les Sept Femmes de La Barbe Bleu et autres contes merveilleux; illustrated cover, color and monochrome illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage; 1000 copies.

France, Anatole. Oeuvres compltes. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1925). Edited and with bibliographic notes by Leon Carais; illustrated by: Louis Caillaud, Edgar Chahine, Maxime Dethomas, milien Dufour, Xavier Prinet, Andre Marty, Edy Legrand, Prinet Roubille, Alfred Latour, Georges Leroux, Paul Hermann, Emile Colin, Gabriel Belot, Bernard Naudin, Carlgle, Mirande, and Maggie Salcedo; illustrations wood-engraved by: J.A. Hoffman, E. Gasperini, Paul and A. Baudier, J. Malcouronne, Jean Vital-Proust, Alfred Latour, Maggie Salcedo, Prinet Roubille, Louis Caillaud, Emile Colin, Gabriel Belot, and R. Dill; published under the direction of Gerard Le Prat; printed on Dutch vellum handmade by Van Gelder Zonen, watermarked with the signature of Anatole France; extra suite of prints by Louis Caillaud contained in volume XXI; first volume contains a dry point engraved frontispiece portrait of Anatole France after Edgar Chahine; 25 volumes; 1560 sets; Volume I: Alfred de Vigny, tude (Alfred de Vigny: A Study), Les pomes dors (The Golden Poems), Idylles et lgendes (Idylls and Legends), and Les noces corinthiennes (The Bride of Corinth); Volume II: Jocaste et le chat maigre (Jocasta and the Famished Cat), Le crime de Sylvestre Bonnard, membre de l'Institut (The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, member of the Institute [of France]); Volume III: Les dsirs de Jean Servien (The Aspirations of Jean Servien) and Le livre de mon ami (My Friend's Book); Volume IV: Nos enfants (Our Children) and Balthasar; Volume V: This and Ltui de nacre (Mother of Pearl); Volume VI: La vie littraire (Literary Life) books 1-2; Volume VII: La vie littraire books 3-4; Volume VIII: La rtisserie de la reine Pdauque (At the Sign of the Reine Pdauque) and Les opinions de Jrme Coignard (The Opinions of Jerome Coignard); Volume IX: Le lys rouge (The Red Lily) and Le jardin d'picure (The Garden of Epicurus); Volume X: Le puits de sainte Claire (The Well of Saint Clare) and Pierre Nozire; Volume XI: Histoire contemporaine: Lorme du mail and Le mannequin dosier (A Chronicle of Our Own Times: The Elm-Tree on the Mall and The Wicker-Work Woman); Volume XII: Histoire contemporaine: Lanneau damthyste and Monsieur Bergeret Paris (A Chronicle of Our Own Times: The Amethyst Ring and Monsieur Bergeret in Paris); Volume XIII: Clio, Histoire comique (A Mummer's Tale), and Sur la pierre blanche (The White Stone); Volume XIV: Crainquebille, Le mannequin dosier (The Wicker Woman), and Au petit bonheur (Aimless), Volumes XV and XVI: Vie de Jeanne d'Arc (The Life of Joan of Arc); Volume XVII: Rabelais, Auguste Comte, and Pierre Laffitte; Volume XVIII: Lle des pingouins (Penguin Island) and La comdie de celui qui pousa une femme muette (The Man Who Married A Dumb Wife); Volume XIX: Les contes de Jacques Tournebroche (The Merrie Tales of Jacques Tournebroche) and Le sept femmes de Barbe Bleue (The Seven Wives Of Bluebeard); Volume XX: Les dieux ont soif (The Gods Are Athirst); Volume XXI. Le gnie latin (The Latin genius) and Les pomes du souvenir (The Poems of Memory); Volume XXII: La rvolte des anges (The Revolt of the Angels).

France, Anatole. Pierre Nozire. Ren Kieffer, Paris (1925). Illustrated with 21 etchings by Vigoureux; 500 numbered copies.

France, Anatole. Histoire comique. Librairie de france, Paris (1926). Illustrated frontispiece, 20 etchings and 20 initials by Llano Florez, intaglio engraved by B. and A. Vernant; printed on the presses of L'imprimerie Crt; 370 copies, 20 on Imperial Japanese paper and 309 on d'Arches vellum.

France, Anatole. Le lys rouge . Simon Kra, Paris (1926). Illustrated with 35 color inset engravings by Omer Bouchery; 750 numbered copies; printed on Rives paper.

France, Anatole. LIle des Pingouins. Editions Lapina, Paris (1926). Illustrated by Louis Jou with 20 inset full-page drypoint etchings and 120 woodcuts, with 60 chapter heading illustrations, 11 decorated initial letters, one vignette in Volume I, and others; text pages decorated with a repeating sequence of four illustrated penguins; in two volumes; 535 numbered sets, 410 printed on Dutch pure cotton rag and 90 on imperial Japanese paper.

France, Anatole . The Revolt of the Angels. The Bodley Head, London (1928). Frontispiece and plates illustrated by Frank C Pap; bound by G. Crett of the Marius-Michel bindery.

France, Anatole. Oeuvres compltes. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1930). Volume I: Alfred de Vigny, tude (Alfred de Vigny: A Study), Les pomes dors (The Golden Poems), Idylles et lgendes (Idylls and Legends), and Les noces corinthiennes (The Bride of Corinth); Volume II: Jocaste et le chat maigre (Jocasta and the Famished Cat), Le crime de Sylvestre Bonnard, membre de l'Institut (The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard, member of the Institute [of France]); Volume III: Les dsirs de Jean Servien (The Aspirations of Jean Servien) and Le livre de mon ami (My Friend's Book); Volume IV: Nos enfants (Our Children) and Balthasar; Volume V: This and Ltui de nacre (Mother of Pearl); Volume VI: La vie littraire (Literary Life) books 1-2; Volume VII: La vie littraire books 3-4; Volume VIII: La rtisserie de la reine Pdauque (At the Sign of the Reine Pdauque) and Les opinions de Jrme Coignard (The Opinions of Jerome Coignard); Volume IX: Le lys rouge (The Red Lily) and Le jardin d'picure (The Garden of Epicurus); Volume X: Le puits de sainte Claire (The Well of Saint Clare) and Pierre Nozire; Volume XI: Histoire contemporaine: Lorme du mail and Le mannequin dosier (A Chronicle of Our Own Times: The Elm-Tree on the Mall and The Wicker-Work Woman); Volume XII: Histoire contemporaine: Lanneau damthyste and Monsieur Bergeret Paris (A Chronicle of Our Own Times: The Amethyst Ring and Monsieur Bergeret in Paris); Volume XIII: Clio, Histoire comique (A Mummer's Tale), and Sur la pierre blanche (The White Stone); Volume XIV: Crainquebille, Le mannequin dosier (The Wicker Woman), and Au petit bonheur (Aimless), Volumes XV and XVI: Vie de Jeanne d'Arc (The Life of Joan of Arc); Volume XVII: Rabelais, Auguste Comte, and Pierre Laffitte; Volume XVIII: Lle des pingouins (Penguin Island) and La comdie de celui qui pousa une femme muette (The Man Who Married A Dumb Wife); Volume XIX: Les contes de Jacques Tournebroche (The Merrie Tales of Jacques Tournebroche) and Le sept femmes de Barbe Bleue (The Seven Wives Of Bluebeard); Volume XX: Les dieux ont soif (The Gods Are Athirst); Volume XXI. Le gnie latin (The Latin genius) and Les pomes du souvenir (The Poems of Memory); Volume XXII: La rvolte des anges (The Revolt of the Angels); Volume XXIII: Le petit Pierre (Little Pierre) La vie en fleur (The Bloom of Life).

France, Anatole. La Rtisserie de la reine Pdauque. Aux Editions du Nord, Bruxelles (1935). Illustrated in color by Sylvain Sauvage; binding signed Flahaut; 75 numbered copies on Dutch paper.

France, Anatole. Le Petit Pierre. Editions de la Mappemonde, Paris (1935). Illustrated by Clement Serveau, engraved by M. Grenier; 851 numbered copies, 850 on Rives paper.

France, Anatole . Oeuvres completes . Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1935). Illustrated by Carlgle, Roubille, Marty, Legrand, Caillaud, Latour, and others; portrait frontispiece in Volume I; 25 volumes; printed on Marais vellum watermarked with the signature of Anatole France; 25 extra suites of illustrations; 1500 numbered copies.

France, Anatole. L'Affaire Crainquebille. Overbrook Press, Stamford, CT (1937). Illustrated with 20 lithographs by William Einstein; 150 copies.

France, Anatole . La Rvolte Des Anges. Calmann-Lvy, Paris (1946). Illustrated with hand-colored etchings by Pierre Watrin, some full-page; 400 numbered copies printed on Rives vellum from the Johannot paper mill.

France, Anatole. Les Dieux ont soif. Editions litteraires de france, Paris (1946). Illustrated with 135 monochrome woodcuts by Valentin Le Campion; 30 numbered copies on d'Arches paper, 394 numbered copies on Rives paper.

France, Anatole. Novelas Completas. Aguilar, Madrid (1946). Two volumes; woodcuts, including a portrait of the author.

France, Anatole . Crainquebille. Pierre Bricage, Paris (1952). 37 lithographs, 11 full-page, by Theo Van Elsen; 60 copies.

France, Anatole. Novelas Completas. Aguilar, Madrid (1968). Translation and foreword by Luis Ruiz Contreras; 3 Volumes; Volume I contains: El Libro de mi Amigo (My Friend's Book), Infancia (Our Children), Pedrn (Little Pierre), La Vida en Flor (The Bloom of Life), El Crimen de un Acadmico (The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard), El Olmo del Paseo (The Elm-Tree on the Mall), El Maniqu de Mimbre (The Wicker-Work Woman), El Anillo de Amatista (The Amethyst Ring), and El Seor Bergeret, en Pars (Monsieur Bergeret in Paris); Volume II contains: La Azucena Roja (The Red Lily), Tais (This), Los Dioses Tienen Sed (The Gods Are Athirst), La Rebelin de los Angeles (The Revolt of the Angels), El Fign de la Reina Patoja (At the Sign of the Reine Pdauque), El Abate Jernimo Coignard (The Opinions of Jerome Coignard), Crainquebille, Los Deseos de Juan Servien (The Aspirations of Jean Servien), and La Isla de los Pinginos (Penguin Island); Volume III contains: El Jardn de Epicuro (The Garden of Epicurus), Sobre la Piedra Imaculada (The White Stone), Bajo la Advocacin de Clio (Clio), Yocasta (Jocasta), El Gato Flaco (The Famished Cat), Historia de Cmicos (A Mummer's Tale), Las Siete Muecas de Barba Azul (The Seven Wives Of Bluebeard), Baltasar (Balthasar), El Estuche de Ncar (Mother of Pearl), El Pozo de Santa Clara (The Well of Saint Clare), and Abeja (Honey-Bee).