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SAND, George.

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The story of my life. Leipzig, Auguste Schnée, 1854-1855. 11 volumes in 5 volumes in-18 (128 x 84 mm) of a title, 254 pp., 1 f.n.ch. for volume I; one title, 198 pp, 1 f.n.ch. for Volume II; a title, 249 pp.,n 1 f.n.ch. for Volume III; 2 ff.n.ch., 232 pp. for Volume IV; a title, 220 pp., 1 f.n.ch. for Volume V; a title, 188 pp, 1 f.n.ch. for Volume VI; a title, 195 pp., 1 f.n.ch. for Volume VII; a title, 205 pp., 1 f.n.ch. for Volume VIII; 2 ff.n.ch., 168 pp. for Volume IX; a title, 156 pp, 1 f.n.ch. for volume X; a title, 162 pp., 1 f.n.ch. for volume XI; uniform binding in aubergine half-shagreen, back with nerves, flat with the number of the King of Hanover (binding of the time). See Carteret, II, 314. German counterfeiting, published under the same dates as the original. First published in a series in La Presse in 1854 Histoire de ma vie contains historical and family facts and can be considered as the first female autobiography also dealing with childhood. Good copy.

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