Penguin Island Illustrated Edition

By: France, Anatole

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345 pages; Very Good/No Jacket, as issued. 2nd printing of the Illustrated Edition. Delightfully illustratec by Frank C. Pape. Bookplate with EDWARD EVERETT HORTON on it inside front board. Browned outside page edges with uneven cut. Beautiful gilt decorated front board and spine. Covered with mylar covering preserving the boards. An excellent gift. Nobel prize! "Penguin Island is an hilarious, yet serious, satire on the history of France, mainly, with a spectacular opening section on the foundation of Christianity, and later followed with a somewhat bitter, but brilliant satire on the nature of French democracy. In between are sections on the early and Middle Ages, and the Protestant Reformation."

Title: Penguin Island Illustrated Edition

Author Name: France, Anatole

Illustrator: Illustrated by Pape, Frank C.

Categories: History, Humor,

Edition: First Thus; Second Printing

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1925

ISBN Number: B00JRKA15I

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20678

Keywords: HUMOR HISTORY,