The Gods Are A-Thirst a Novel by Anatole France Illustrated by Jean Oberlé. Heritage Press Hardcover in Slipcase 1942

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This is a very good hardcover with accompanying slipcase. Heritage Press 1942. This copy is very good inside and out. The pages are clean, free of markings with only a hint of natural tanning from age. The binding is tight and straight. The decorated red/tan hardcover boards are also very good with only a hint of shelf wear, mostly along edges and corners with only a hint of fading tot title lettering along spine. the accompanying slipcase is very good but there is some light wearing along top corner and rubbing along one side. Royal octavo size or 6.5" x 10" with 205 pages.

Illustrated by Jean Oberlé, this 1912 novel by Anatole France is set in Paris, 1793-1794, and tied to the events of the French Revolution. It follows the events of the Reign of Terror in Paris and is the story of a young Parisian painter, the Revolution, the anguish of an idealist with the backdrop of a love story.
This edition is an authorized translation from the French by Alfred Allinson with an into by André Maurois.

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