Limited edition, numbered 677 of 1000. Original blue paper covered boards with an ochre cloth spine bearing black titles on a blue paper label. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the extremities with some rubbing and discolouration, the corners slightly bumped. The contents, with offsetting to the endpapers, spotting to the text block edge and occasionally to the margins, are otherwise clean throughout and without stamps or inscriptions.
This satire on marital infidelity by one of the founders of literary Realism was first published in French in 1829.
Stock code: 23921