Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary

originally published:
Paris : Michel Levy Freres

We offered this fine set of the first issue in original glassine jackets, with all edges uncut, in our Catalog 113.


  • Connolly 100(1881)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 12/12/1821
died: 5/8/1880
born as: Gustave Flaubert

Novelist regarded as the foremost exponent of the realist school of French literature and best known for the work that is generally regarded as his masterpiece, Madame Bovary (1857). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature


This set of the original serialized parts was shortlisted for our third Classic Book Cards set. Image courtesy of <a href="" target="_blank">Biblioctopus</a>.
We offered this copy of the first issue, in a contemporary French chagrin binding, in our second Classic Book Cards set.
We offered this copy of the first edition in English, published by Vizetelly in London in 1886, in our Catalog 102.