Publisher: Paris: Bibliothéque Nouvelle de la Jeunesse, .
Edition: First edition of the first French translation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Bibliographical References: OCLC records three locations (BL, Illinois and Yale).
Condition: Cloth a little worn and soiled; hinges repaired with matching paper; very good copy.
Book ID: 27984
Description4to, original pictorial cream cloth, red and black lettering, a.e.g. Vignette title and 68 illustrations in the text by Achille Louis Joseph Sirouy.
Comments¶ A handsome French translation of Tom Sawyer, with fine original illustrations. Hughes also translated Huckleberry Finn, which was published in a similar format with illustrations by Sirouy about two years later.