Title THE FABLE AND THE FLESH
Book Condition Pages lightly tanned, as expected, else a bright, nearly fine copy in vivid blue cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an age-toned, lightly edgeworn pictorial dust jacket with quite daring and evocative jacket art by Broom-Lynne.
Edition First edition in English. Originally issued in French as LA VOUIVRE.
Publisher London: The Bodley Head, (1949).
Seller ID 36115.00
Effect upon a small village of a visitation by The Lady of the Serpents, a supernatural figure familiar from French folklore, whose practice it is to bathe in rivers, leaving onshore a jewel of incalculable value, tempting the unwise to steal it!
Science Fiction/Fantasy. French Literature.