Le Pot de Basilic
A first edition French novel in Hatchette of London leather binding
Assumed first edition. Hardback, rebound in half-leather by Hatchette of London, in blue leather with five raised bands and gilt titling to the spine and marbled boards. Top edge gilt. 18.5 × 12cm, 269pp. French text.
A novel from Madeleine Clemenceau-Jacquemaire (1870–1949), a French novelist and translator, and daughter of French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau.
This copy is in very good condition, there is some mottled fading and scuffing to the spine but the leather is in otherwise very good condition. Internally, the pages are clean and the binding is secure. Neat previous owner's name to ffep.