1890-1891, Three French Antique Novels by Pierre Loti, Pecheur D'Islande, Le Roman d'Un Enfant, Au Maroc, France, Literature, Paris, Book


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Three French Antique Novels by Pierre Loti, Pecheur D'Islande, Le Roman d'Un Enfant, Au Maroc, 1890-1891
Bibliotheque Contemporaine, Paris, Calmann Levy, Editor, A La Libraire Nouvelle,

Pecheur D'Islande, by Pierre Loti, 1890
Le Roman d'Un Enfant, 1891
Au Maroc, 1890

Cloth spine with paste on title. Torn spine. Half cover the cover is marbleized. Rubbed cover. Owner's sticker. Notes and inscription. Aged pages.

Owner sticker says "Ex Libris Stewart Hartshorn" - Stewart Hartshorn was a prominent resident of New Jersey. https://patch.com/new-jersey/millburn/local-history-the-founding-family-of-short-hills


Pierre Loti (French: [lɔti]; pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud [vjo]; 14 January 1850 – 10 June 1923)[1] was a French naval officer and novelist, known for his exotic novels and short stories.

In 1886 Loti published a novel of life among the Breton fisherfolk, called Pêcheur d'Islande (An Iceland Fisherman), which Edmund Gosse characterized as "the most popular and finest of all his writings."[2] It shows Loti adapting some of the Impressionist techniques of contemporary painters, especially Monet, to prose, and is a classic of French literature. In 1887 he brought out a volume "of extraordinary merit, which has not received the attention it deserves", Propos d'exil, a series of short studies of exotic places, in his characteristic semi-autobiographic style. Madame Chrysanthème, a novel of Japanese manners that is a precursor to Madama Butterfly and Miss Saigon (a combination of narrative and travelog) was published the same year.[5]


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