Monsieur Beaucaire


1 in stock


First edition, first issue of the authors second book. Small seal after last page of text measures 1/2″ in diameter. Bound in the original red cloth, with gilt stamping on front board and spine. Illustrated with six plates by C.D. Williams. Cloth shows staining along outside joint of front board. Old marginal dampstain at bottom of first several leaves and again at gutter of rear inner hinge. Still a tight, sound copy of this Merle Johnson High Spot and looks better than description sounds. Two old clippings from Swann Auction Gallery catalogs, dated 1973 and 1975, [with price realized penciled in] tipped in at front endpaper. Blanck p. 489

Additional information

Book Author

Tarkington, Booth


McClure, Phillips & Co.

Publish Year

Publish Place

New York


12mo – over 6¾" – 7¾" tall

Book Condition

Jacket Condition

Binding Type

Decorative Cloth