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Friday, February 8, 2013

Book Gloat 2013

So the picture I used to illustrate my previous post about the d'Artagnan Memoirs (or pseudo-Memoirs, I should say) was of the American edition of 1901. But now that my copies have arrived (indeed, they arrived a while ago, but I've been a little distracted with an unusually busy litigation calendar), you can see my own copies.

Here they are, in the nice English 1899 edition (click to enlarge):

And the cover:

And the title page:

Ralph Nevill, eh? Yorkist roots, hmmm? No matter. It's a snowy weekend. Good time for a tale. D'Artagnan's begins in Meung.

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