The Martian by George Du Maurier 1st / 1st 1898

The Martian by George Du Maurier 1st / 1st 1898

£125.00Price

First UK edition published by Harpers in 1898. This is a near fine copy. The original blue cloth is very bright and has very little wear at all. The corner tips and spine ends have a tiny amount of wear. The boards are lettered and decorated in gilt. London, Harper & Brothers. Slightly 'pushed' at the head and tail of the spine. An excellent near fine copy. 

 

The Martian, by George du Maurier, is a largely autobiographical novel published in 1898 and the author's third. It describes the life of Barty Josselin as told by his close friend Robert Maurice, starting from their school days in Paris in the 1850s.