The Works of Alexandre Dumas.

The Artists' Edition of the Works of Alexander Dumas, one of only 100 numbered copies; Finely Bound

The Works of Alexandre Dumas.

DUMAS, Alexandre. [Alexander].


Item Number: 144834

Boston: Dana Estes & Company Publishers, 1894-1904.

The Artists’ Edition of the complete works of Alexander Dumas. Octavo, 46 volumes bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards with gilt titles and botanical decorations to the spine in four compartments within raised gilt bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, photogravure frontispieces in 2 states to each volume, one hand-colored and the other on Japan vellum, each with lettered tissue guard, title-pages printed in red and black on Japan vellum, illustrated with numerous photogravures. One of 100 numbered copies of the Artists’ edition, this is number 9. In near fine condition. An exceptional set.

Alexander Dumas, born in 1802, was a prolific French writer known for his historical novels, most notably "The Three Musketeers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo." Dumas' works are celebrated for their intricate plots, swashbuckling adventures, and memorable characters. His storytelling prowess and ability to weave together historical events with fiction have left an enduring impact on literature. Dumas' exploration of themes such as justice, revenge, and loyalty continues to captivate readers, making him a literary giant whose influence spans generations.

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