Bouvard and Pecuchet

London: H.S. Nichols, 1896.

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First English edition, and first edition in English. Moderate wear to the extremities, a handsome very good plus copy. Flaubert's last work, about two men who are suddenly freed from their daily jobs and become amateur scientists, with several poorly planned experiments ensuing. Filmed in France in 1989. Connolly 100.

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Bouvard and Pecuchet. Gustave FLAUBERT.

Gustave Flaubert
birth name: Gustave Flaubert
born: 12/12/1821
died: 5/8/1880

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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 Literaturemore