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Atala

Ou Les Amours de Deux Sauvages dans le Desert:

Suivie de Rene

By Francois-Auguste Chateaubriand

1809 - London - Chez Colburn, Libraire 

6" by 4"; ix, 230pp

 

DETAILS

An uncommon copy of these two novellas in the original French in one volume by Francois-Auguste Chateaubriand.

Atala, our Les Amours de deux Sauvages dans le Desert (The Love and Constancy of Two Savages in the Desert) was inspired by Chateaubriand's travels in North America and had an immense impact on early Romanticism. It was adapted frequently for stage and translated into many languages.

The second work included in this volume, Rene, was also very popular upon publication and follows the story of a young man who finds himself at odds with contemporary society. 

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with marbled boards. Externally, rubbed with some shelfwear and  loss to tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with some light spotting. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Overall:  GOOD.


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