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1 Taylor, Bert Lester; Folwell, Arthur Hamilton; Bangs, John Kendrick MONSIEUR D'EN BROCHETTE: Being An Historical Account of Some of the Adventures of Huevos Pasada Par Agua, Marquis of Pollio Grille, Count of Pate de Foie Gras, and Much Else Besides
New York: Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1905. First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Frank A. Nankivell. Hardcover. Fine, a lovely fresh example, in rich, satin-finish chianti cloth with gilt script lettering and stunning illustrative device of the title character, done in gilt and cream; no dust jacket. A discreet owner bookplate to pastedown detracts not at all. 
Wild and witty pastiche of a Three Musketeers-style adventure novel, with lots of silly faux-Spanish and French; Nankivell's brilliant illustrations mischievously skewer the then voguish super-detailed pen-and ink style with a cartoonish irreverence. 
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