My Friends the French, with Discursive Allusions to Other People

London: T. Werner Laurie, Circa 1909. First Edition. Octavo. Publisher's pebbled cloth, gilt titles and design, deckle edges uncut. Frontispiece and thirteen black-and-white illustrated plates, including two not called for, all present.

Sherard was a friend of Oscar Wilde's, his primary biographer in the early twentieth century, and wrote numerous biographies on prominent French writers. Sherard counted as Sherard's acquaintances are Pierre Louÿs, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Jules Verne, and Alphonse Daudet.

Very Good plus in gilt-decorated boards. Slight spine lean, moderate toning to the extremities, spine ends and corners lightly bumped, and foxing to the page fore-edges.

[Book #131519]