London: Hutchinson, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. The first edition in English, translated from the French by Mervyn Savill. A picaresque tale set in "a 'tween war Parisian society", this was the author's first full-length novel to be translated into English. Triolet (1896-1970), a Russian-French writer and translator, was the first woman to be awarded the Prix Goncourt. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with black titles. The dust jacket is a bit toned along the spine and extremities, with some occasional mild wear; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #73851

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