Item #35935 The Martian. A Novel. George Du MAURIER.

The Martian. A Novel.

London & New York. Harper & Brothers. 1898. Hardcover. 8vo. 19x 14cm, first British edition, viii,471,(4)p., ads., frontis portrait of Du Maurier with facsimile signature, 48 text illustrations by Author, original dark blue cloth with gilt illustration on the upper cover, gilt titles, black endpapers, top edge gilt others deckled, two tiny punctures at the beginning of the spine title, else very good to fine condition (Lt). ~ A novel of Bohemian life in Paris with a supernatural bent involving reincarnation. The first British edition was preceded by the American first of 1897. George Du Maurier, English novelist and illustrator, illustrated the works of Thackeray, Hardy, James and Meredith, and was famous for his caricatures in Punch. His novels are tinged with social satire and colored with the memories of his days as an art student in Paris. Daphne Du Maurier, was his granddaughter. Item #35935

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