Gustave Flaubert - The First Temptation of Saint Anthony (limited edition of 625 copies; in fine binding) - 1915

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Gustave Flaubert - The First Temptation of Saint Anthony (limited edition of 625 copies; in fine binding) - 1915
Littérature, Livres illustrés - Quantité : 1 - autres extras - voir description, Édition limitée - Livre

The First Temptation of Saint Anthony (limited edition of 625 copies; in fine binding) by Gustave Flaubert and drawings by Katherine Low

Duckworth, London - 1915 limited edition of 625 copies - rebound in beautiful 3/4 morocco binding with raised spine - 295p, 18cmx15cm - condition: a near fine copy in beautiful binding.

The Temptation of Saint Anthony (French La Tentation de Saint Antoine) is a novel upon which the French author Gustave Flaubert spent his whole adult life working fitfully.

In 1845, at age 24, Flaubert visited the Balbi Palace in Genoa, and was inspired by a painting of the same title, then attributed to Bruegel the Elder (now thought to be by one of his followers). Flaubert worked at the subject in three versions, completed in 1849, 1856 (with extracts published at that time) and 1872, before publishing the final version in 1874. It takes as its subject the famous temptation faced by Saint Anthony the Great, in the Egyptian desert, a theme often repeated in medieval and modern art. It is written in the form of a play script, detailing one night in the life of Anthony the Great, during which he is faced with great temptations.


Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Littérature, Livres illustrés
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Gustave Flaubert
Titre du livre
The First Temptation of Saint Anthony (limited edition of 625 copies; in fine binding)
État
Excellent
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1915
Édition
1ère édition dans ce format
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Reliure
Cuir
Extras
autres extras - voir description, Édition limitée
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