Librairie Plon, 1929
Bound in contemporary leather over marbled boards. Marbled end pages. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. Good binding and cover. Edges chipped. 345 p., 19 cm.
Julien Green (1900-1998) was a French American writer of somber psychological novels that show a preoccupation with violence and death. Green was the first person of American parentage to be elected to the Academie Francaise (1971).