Originally published in 1905, The White Stone was, in part, a rebuttal to the racist "yellow peril" fever of the time - a book about "white peril" and the rise of socialism. Anatole France won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1921 - a noted man of letters, he was a leading figure of French literary life.Originally published in 1905, The White Stone was, in part, a rebuttal to the racist "yellow peril" fever of the time - a book about "white peril" and the rise of socialism. Anatole France won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1921 - a noted man of letters, he was a leading figure of French literary life.Read Less
Good. No Dust Jacket. A Good (at best) copy in brown cloth with tanned and edge-worn paper spine label, top edge gilt. Volume IV from The Novels and Short Stories of Anatole France. No date in this volume, but 1914.
Translated into English. No dust jacket. Front end paper faded in colour. Backstrip creased. Back covers marked. Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition suitable as a reading copy.
Good. Cracked hinge. Some foxing to edges & ends. Some staining/marking to cover. All orders are dispatched within 1 working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we are dedicated to recycling unwanted books on behalf of a number of UK charities who benefit from added revenue through the sale of their books plus huge savings in waste disposal. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied.
Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" 1910 hardcover in red cloth. Translation by Charles E. Roche. Some age/use. Pages are generally clean with some writing and other marks on the endpapers and first blank page. Binding is intact with some play. Some sunning to the spine. A stately antiquarian volume in 239 pages.
Good. No Dustjacket. 1925. Minerva Edition. 239 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards with gilt lettering. The pages are clean and clearly legible although mildly yellowed throughout with foxed endpapers. The boards are mildly tanned along the spine with bumped corners and faint rubbing on all sides. This is the final reduction for this book-get it at this price whilst you still can!
Fair. Hardcover in orange cloth with gilt titles tp spine and blindstamped titlesand seal to front, no jacket, 12mo. Not ex-lib. 239pp. Fair to Good. Cloth is rubbed with surface loss along edges and small puncture to mid front hinge with adjacent 5/* scratch. Moderate soil and faint stain to lower front cloth, moderate soil to rear cloth. Still most cloth still strongly colored and sharp. Binding tight and square with light play to front hinge. Moderate toning to clean, marked pages; heavier toning on endpapers. Period bookseller's label (Goodwin's) lower corner rear pastedown.
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