1890 Aux Antipodes Louis Boussenard French Literature Adventure Novel Fiction
DescriptionAux Antipodes (Poles Apart) – In French language. By Louis Boussenard *** One of the later works written by Louis... read more
(Poles Apart) – In French language.
By Louis Boussenard
One of the later works written by Louis Boussenard, famous French author known for his adventure novels. Interestingly, today he is better known in Eastern Europe than in Francophone countries. Boussenard travelled throughout the French colonies, especially in Africa. He was drafted during the Franco-Prussian War but soon capitulated to the Prussian soldiers, a bitter experience that could explain a nationalist flavor which was present in many of his novels. Some of his books demonstrate a certain prejudice against Britons and Americans, a fact which likely contributed to his obscurity and lack of translations in the English-speaking world. From the series Auteurs célèbres.
Paris, C. Marpon et E. Flammarion, 
Size: 16 cm x 10 cm
Binding: Original cloth binding with blindstamped panels. Minimal signs of wear, very well preserved.
Condition: Stamps by the previous owner on the flyleaf and title page. Some spots and stains on first few and last few pages, pencil inscriptions at the bottom of the pages Pp. 2 – 6
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