Title ...Penguin Island
Binding Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
8vo; 345 pages.
Edition Reprint in the year of First Edition from original plates.
Publisher New York: Blue Ribbon Books [Dodd, Mead on copyright page].
Seller ID 008529
Satirical fictional history by Nobel Prize winning French author Anatole France. Penguin Island is written in the sprawling 18th and 19th century history book style, concerned with grand meta-narratives, mythologizing heroes, hagiography and romantic nationalism. [wiki]
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner’s name on paste-down and front free end page. Dust jacket is age-toned and has loss top edge near spine and some chipping. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.