Details about Victorian Handwritten Bound Book Fougas Fourgas By Edmond About Translated

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Item specifics
Personalised: Yes
Publisher: Self Published
Binding: Fine Binding
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Place of Publication: London
Modified Item: Yes
Fiction Subject: Classic Literature
Year Printed: 1875
Region: Europe
Original/Facsimile: Original

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An original handwritten bound Victorian Book by W H Cooper, an English translation of Fougas Fourgas By French author Edmond About Dates 1875.

Born in Paris in 1828, Edmond Fran├žois Valentin About was a French novelist, publicist and journalist.

The book is about a Colonel Fougas although the translator has called him Fourgas.

A remarkable well kept and interesting subject matter. From the Man with the broken ear, a science fiction novel with Napoleonic historical interest.

The handwriting is very legible, the whole book readable, written in ink and self published in a bound book. Inside covers have marbled paper. The front cover has come away from the main book.
289 pages, ruled paper. Some brown discolouring in keeping with age

Front of the book W H Cooper writes – To Gerard Lord Esqu

“The following pages (which have been the amusement of some leisure hours) are offered in the hope and belief that notwithstanding all the blunders scientific grammatic and idiomatic with which they abound, he will be pleases to make the acquaintance of M. le Colonel Fourgas”

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