Flaubert, Gustave - Madame Bovary Limited Edition - ( Item 135547 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2020. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Good slipcase. Heavy marks to panels of slipcase. Number 156 of 750 hand-numbered copies signed by the translator, the introducer and the artist. Limitation label printed letterpress and tipped in by hand. Bound in Douppion silk printed with a painting by Nushka. Title blocked in gold foil on spine. 336 pages set in Galliard and printed on Abbey Pure Rough paper. 10 colour plates, including frontispiece, printed on Natural Evolution Ivory paper. Translation by Adam Thorpe.
Introduction by Karl Ove Knausgård. Foreword by Henry James. Gilded page tops. Ribbon marker. Cloth-covered slipcase. 11?" x 7½". Separate print by Nushka, presented for framing, printed on Natural Evolution Ivory paper. Gustave Flaubert’s timeless tale of thwarted relationships has been described as the first modern novel. For this exquisite new limited edition, we have selected Adam Thorpe’s critically acclaimed translation for its authenticity and fluidity; the text complemented by French artist Nushka’s superb oil paintings, commissioned by Folio. An extract from Henry James’s essay on Madame Bovary offers an appraisal of the work on first reading, while multi-award-winning author Karl Ove Knausgård’s exclusive introduction considers the novel from a contemporary perspective. The Douppion silk binding, printed with a Nushka painting and blocked in gold, the letterpress-printed limitation label signed by Thorpe, Knausgård and Nushka and tipped in by hand, and a collector’s print by the artist, complete this remarkable limited edition. Illustrated by Nushka. Introduced by Karl Ove Knausgård. Translated by Adam Thorpe.
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