The Well of St. Clare

The Well of St. Clare

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London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1928. 345 pp. Approximately 6 1/4 x 9 1/2". First illustrated edition. Dust jacket with red illustrations on cover and spine in fine condition; Black cloth over boards with beautiful gilt designs and title on cover and spine, sale label sticker advertising original price of 85 cents on rear endpaper, illustrated endpapers, in fine condition.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924), was a French journalist, poet and novelist who won a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1921. The Well of St. Clare is a collection of short stories that are mostly from the middle ages that are satire and the hypocrisy of religion. The illustrator, Frank C. Pape (1878 - 1972), was a well-known English artist and book illustrator whose black and white illustrations are whimsical and beautiful throughout.

John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd.
Dust Jacket