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The three musketeers / by Alexandre Dumas ; the translation by William Robson ; with an introduction by Ben Ray Redman ; and illustrations by Pierre Falké.

Author/Creator:
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 author.
Standardized Title:
Trois mousquetaires. English (Robson)
Publication:
[New York] : Printed at the Halcyon Press for members of the Limited Editions Club, 1932.
Manufacture:
Maastricht ; Halcyon Press
Format/Description:
Book
2 volumes : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Subjects:
France -- History -- Louis XIII, 1610-1643 -- Fiction.
Swordplay -- Fiction.
Swordplay.
France.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Netherlands Maastricht.
Language:
Translation of: Les trois mousquetaires.
Notes:
"This edition ... consists of fifteen hundred copies ... It is ... designed by A.A.M. Stols and printed by him at the Halcyon Press in Maastricht ... Signed by Pierre Falké"--Colophon.
"Set in Monotype Bembo; Pannekoek special paper; bound by George McKibbin & Son, New York.--see Quarto-Millenary.
Written in collaboration with Auguste Maquet.
Issued in a slipcase.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy imperfect: v.2 only.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy is no. 1372, signed by Pierre Falké.
Kislak Center Vilain-Wieck Collection of Private Presses copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy has number 786 (signed)
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Falké, Pierre (autograph) (Gotham Book Mart Collection coy v.2)
Villain, Jean-Franc̜ois, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Simons, Ruthven (bookplate) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Falké, Pierre (autograph) (Vilain-Wieck Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1932
Cited in:
Quarto-Millenary, page 242, #38
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Maquet, Auguste, 1813-1888, author.
Robson, William, 1785-1863, translator.
Redman, Ben Ray, 1896-1961, author of introduction.
Falké, Pierre, illustrator.
Stols, A. A. M. (Alexander Alphonse Marius), 1900-1973, printer.
Limited Editions Club, publisher.
Halcyon Press, printer.
George McKibbin and Son, binder.
Jean-Franc̜ois Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
4825007
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