Book #33800

A Case of Curiosities - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Allen Kurzweil
Book #33800 A Case of Curiosities - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Allen Kurzweil.

Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1991.

A special first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition in unread As New condition. SIGNED by author Allen Kurzweil.

Claude Page is a young mechanical genius in 18th-century France, on the eve of the revolution. He studies under an heretical abbé and apprentices himself to a pornographic bookseller in Paris. But his greatest invention--a talking mechanical head--eventually leads to his execution, one more bizarre that Marie Antoinette's. A lusty picture of French society of the time.

This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded, sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; 8vo; [xviii], 358, [2] pages; Signed by Author.

Price: $38.81

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