Sentimental Education. A Young Man’s History. Authorised edition. Translated from the French with an Introduction by D.F. Hannigan, LL.B.
Flaubert, Gustave.

London: H.S. Nichols Ltd., 1898. First English language edition of this novel, one of the most influential novels of the nineteenth century, about a young man living through the Revolution of 1848 and the founding of the Second French Empire. The first edition (L’Éducation sent Illustrated with seventeen original designs after S. Górski. Title-pages printed in black and red. Additional engraved title-pages in both volumes. Headpieces and initial letters printed in red. Cloth slightly toned, trivial soiling and a few bumps to boards. Leaves slightly browned, slight offsetting to front endpapers from publisher’s slip in Vol. I. Minor dampstain to upper margin of a few gatherings in Vol. I and one plate, not intruding into text or image. A very good, uncut copy. Publisher’s elaborately gilt pictorial blue cloth, gilt spine, top edge gilt. Two volumes, octavo. 1, tipped-in publisher&# (Item ID: 16596)


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