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Facsimile Editions of Ageless Masterpieces


A reading list by Miriam Bridenne

The past speaks to us through the words of great writers. Book lovers will revel in the magnificent facsimile editions of ageless masterpieces by Les editions des Saints-Pères. These beautiful objects restore the magic of the manuscript as a pure and untouched vehicle between the artist and their work.

A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust, éditions des Saints-Pères
Proust

This deluxe slipcase holds three moleskin reproductions of Marcel Proust’s notebook drafts (the toast manuscript, the rust manuscript and the manuscript of Les Petites Madeleines) that his pivotal passage of the Madeleine underwent. Published here for the fist time.

Alice’s Adventures Under Ground by Lewis Carroll, éditions des Saints-Pères
Alice
Who could have guessed that a magical tale whispered on the Tamise river would turn out into one of the most adored story of all time! This luxurious bilingual set, hand-written and illustrated by Lewis Carroll, is a magnificent tribute to the author’s masterpiece

La Voix humaine by Jean Cocteau, illustrated by Bernard Buffet, éditions des Saints-Pères
jean Cocteau
Simply magnificent!

Other titles available in this collection:
Les Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire, A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Notre-Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo, Alcools by Guillaume Apollinaire, Le Mépris by Jean-Luc Godard, Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours and Voyage au centre de la terre, by Jules Verne, La Gloire de mon père de Marcel Pagnol, The Great Gatsby by F. S. Fitzgerald, Le Mystère de Jean l’Oiseleur by Jean Cocteau.

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