Publisher: Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1889.
Edition: First edition of this translation, and the first edition with these illustrations.
Condition: Edges slightly rubbed; fine, bright copy.
Book ID: 26751
DescriptionLarge octavo, original blue cloth, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Ten plates and 31 illustrations in the text.
CommentsA popular novel by Alexander Dumas Fils (1824-1895), a roman a clef based on the life of Marie Duplessie (1824-1847), a famous Parisian courtesan, who was described as a "dazzling beauty." Following the new preface by Dumas Fils is a 15-page introduction by Jules Janin about Mademoiselle Duplessis.