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Antique Book: The King of the Mountains by Edmond About | French Classical Romances Series | 1902 Edition

Antique Book: The King of the Mountains by Edmond About | French Classical Romances Series | 1902 Edition

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Step into the enchanting world of classic literature with "The King of the Mountains" by Edmond About. This antique gem, part of the French Classical Romances Series, is a timeless piece with a critical introduction by Andrew Lang, providing historical context and insight into the narrative.

The 1902 edition boasts a beautiful navy blue book binding adorned with gold lettering on the spine, adding a touch of sophistication to your bookshelf. Measuring approximately 6"x8"x1.5" and weighing 1lb 3.4oz, 317 pages, this book is a tangible piece of literary history.

Immerse yourself in the captivating tale spun by Edmond About, a master storyteller of his time. The decorative binding and quality reading experience make this edition a delightful addition to any collection. As a rare find from the turn of the century, it promises not just a read but an exploration into the aesthetics of vintage literature.

"The King of the Mountains" by Edmond About is a journey into the heart of classic romance, a narrative that has stood the test of time. Set against the backdrop of the French Classical Romances Series, this edition, with a critical introduction by Andrew Lang, adds depth to the literary experience.

The 1902 edition, with its navy blue binding and gold lettering, is not just a book; it's a piece of art. Edmond About's storytelling prowess shines through, weaving a tale that transports readers to another era. As part of a collectible series, this book is a testament to the enduring allure of historical fiction. No book Jacket as issued.

With its approximate dimensions of 6"x8"x1.5" and a weight of 1lb 3.4oz, this antique edition promises not only a captivating read but also a tactile and visual feast. Ideal for collectors, lovers of French literature, and those seeking to infuse their reading nook with the charm of a bygone era, "The King of the Mountains" is a literary treasure waiting to be discovered.

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