Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1903. Second edition. Hardcover. 12mo. Quarter vellum over gray paper-covered boards. Top edge gilt. Very good. Light touches of soiling to boards; small abrasion to front. Ownership stamp to preliminary blank before half title. Interior modestly toned, but clean and unmarked throughout. Good and sound. 566pp. Very good. Item #19564
Text in French. Novel originally published in 1877 by this author best known for his attempts at scientific theories to justify racist attitudes (which promoted an Aryan race, etc.).