DUMAS Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle Drame  Among Alexandre Dumas s 251 recorded DUMAS Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle Drame  Among Alexandre Dumas s 251 recorded
DUMAS Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle Drame  Among Alexandre Dumas s 251 recorded DUMAS Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle Drame  Among Alexandre Dumas s 251 recorded
“Rare and sought-after” first edition of this drama by Alexandre Dumas.

Among Alexandre Dumas’s 251 recorded works by the bibliographer M. Clouzot

(Guide du bibliophile français, XIXe siècle, Paris, 1996),

only 4 bear the mention “highly sought-after”

« Les Trois Mousquetaires »; « Le Comte de Monte-Christo »;

« La Tour de Nesle »; « Mes Mémoires ».







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DUMAS, Alexandre et GAILLARDET

La Tour de Nesle, Drame en cinq actes et en neuf tableaux, par MM. Gaillardet et ***, représenté, pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin, le 29 mai 1832.

Paris, J. N. Barba, 1832.

8vo [209 x 130 mm] of (4) ll., 98 pp., bound as usual without the 2 pp. of commercial advertisement from the bookseller. Dark red quarter morocco, flat spine decorated, untrimmed. Binding signed by Champs, towards 1870.

First edition, “rare and very sought-after” (Clouzot p. 94) of this drama by Alexandre Dumas represented for the first time in Paris at the theatre of Porte Saint-Martin on May 29th 1832.

« Famous play that became rare. » Carteret, I, 314.

Among Alexandre Dumas’ 251 recorded works by the bibliographer M. Clouzot (Guide du bibliophile français, XIXe siècle, Paris, 1996) only 4 bear the mention “highly sought-after”: « Les Trois Mousquetaires »; « Le Comte de Monte-Christo » ; « La Tour de Nesle » ; « Mes Mémoires ».

Very rare. Copy with wrappers. Sold” we could read on the Bulletin de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout dès 1884 (n°11117).

Drama in five acts by Alexandre Dumas father (1803-1870) and Frédéric Gaillardet (1808-1882), played in 1832. A legend makes of Nesle’s tower the theater of more than one crime: it is there indeed that Marguerite de Bourgogne, King Louis X’s legitimate wife and her own sisters would have massacre their lovers after a certain love night, that nobody ever witnessed. This legend provided the subject of a drama that interest us, one fo the first romantic theatre after Hernani’s triumph by Victor Hugo in 1830.” (Dictionnaire des Œuvres, VI, p. 454).

A precious wide-margined copy of this literary first edition of the utmost rarity, without foxing, bound by Champs towards 1870.





DUMAS, Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle, Drame ... Among Alexandre Dumas’s 251 recorded ...
DUMAS Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle Drame  Among Alexandre Dumas s 251 recorded



  DUMAS Alexandre et GAILLARDET La Tour de Nesle Drame  Among Alexandre Dumas s 251 recorded



 

Among Alexandre Dumas’s 251 recorded works by the bibliographer M. Clouzot

(Guide du bibliophile français, XIXe siècle, Paris, 1996),

only 4 bear the mention “highly sought-after”

« Les Trois Mousquetaires »; « Le Comte de Monte-Christo »;

« La Tour de Nesle »; « Mes Mémoires ».


Price : € 13,000

DUMAS, Alexandre et GAILLARDET

La Tour de Nesle, Drame en cinq actes et en neuf tableaux, par MM. Gaillardet et ***, représenté, pour la première fois, à Paris, sur le théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin, le 29 mai 1832.

Paris, J. N. Barba, 1832.

8vo [209 x 130 mm] of (4) ll., 98 pp., bound as usual without the 2 pp. of commercial advertisement from the bookseller. Dark red quarter morocco, flat spine decorated, untrimmed. Binding signed by Champs, towards 1870.

First edition, “rare and very sought-after” (Clouzot p. 94) of this drama by Alexandre Dumas represented for the first time in Paris at the theatre of Porte Saint-Martin on May 29th 1832.

« Famous play that became rare. » Carteret, I, 314.

Among Alexandre Dumas’ 251 recorded works by the bibliographer M. Clouzot (Guide du bibliophile français, XIXe siècle, Paris, 1996) only 4 bear the mention “highly sought-after”: « Les Trois Mousquetaires »; « Le Comte de Monte-Christo » ; « La Tour de Nesle » ; « Mes Mémoires ».

Very rare. Copy with wrappers. Sold” we could read on the Bulletin de la Librairie Morgand et Fatout dès 1884 (n°11117).

Drama in five acts by Alexandre Dumas father (1803-1870) and Frédéric Gaillardet (1808-1882), played in 1832. A legend makes of Nesle’s tower the theater of more than one crime: it is there indeed that Marguerite de Bourgogne, King Louis X’s legitimate wife and her own sisters would have massacre their lovers after a certain love night, that nobody ever witnessed. This legend provided the subject of a drama that interest us, one fo the first romantic theatre after Hernani’s triumph by Victor Hugo in 1830.” (Dictionnaire des Œuvres, VI, p. 454).

A precious wide-margined copy of this literary first edition of the utmost rarity, without foxing, bound by Champs towards 1870.