Lot n° 146
2000 - 3000
Result with fees
: 3 845EUR
PROUST MARCEL (1871-1922) - RUSKIN JOHN (1819-1900)
Sesame and the Lilies: treasures of kings, gardens of queens.
Paris, Mercure de France, 1906. In-12 paperback.
Original edition of Marcel Proust's translation with notes and a preface entitled Sur la lecture. Sésame et les Lys is the second translation by Proust based on the text by the English professor and art historian John Ruskin, after La Bible d'Amiens.
A copy enriched with an autograph signed in black ink, addressed to Mr. Émile PICOT, member of the Institute. Copy on laid paper (n°595, after 12 copies on Holland).
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