/E. Bayard, illustrator.

Le Général Dourakine.

Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie 79 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Bibliothèque Rose Illustrée, Vingt-Sixième Edition 1921; ouvrage illustré de 100 vignettes de E. Bayard, red stamped boards, yellow pages edges, tranches jaunes; 8vo; 376 pp. French language 19thc hardback juvenile.

The blustery, good hearted general travels to his Russian estates with Paul and Jacques Dérigny (from L'Ange-Gardien). His niece and her 8 children impose on him and threaten the Polish refugee he is sheltering, but the Dérignys figure out how to free the General so he can return to a happy old age in France.

CONDITION: Good Minus; 1921 gift inscription, slight slant, tight, gilt dull and almost printed rather than stamped, spine soiled and very faded, almost illegible; pages clean but pale foxing throughout, one illustration carefully coloured. Etat moyen. Item #22095

Price: $12.00

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