The Red Lily

The Red Lily

$ 40.00 USD

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New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1930. 325 pp. Approximately 6 1/4 x 9 1/2". First illustrated edition. Dust jacket with red illustrations on cover and spine, small chip out of spine bottom, nicely done minor repairs on the inside of the jacket with thin paper, otherwise in near fine condition; Black cloth over boards with crisp and beautiful gilt designs and title on cover and spine, sale label sticker advertising original price of $1.75 cents on rear dust jacket flap, otherwise, in near fine condition.

Anatole France (1844 - 1924), was a French journalist, poet and novelist who won a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1921. The Red Lily is a story of a Frenchwoman's affairs with two men. The illustrator, Donia Nachshen (1903 - 1987), was born in the Ukraine and was best known as a book illustrator and poster artist for the British Government during WWII. Her beautiful illustrations are in the style based on Russian folk art and art deco elements. (Wikipedia)

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Dust Jacket