Paris: Charpentier et Fasquelle. Very Good. 1911. Hardcover. 263 pages; Former owner's name on first blank after marbled endpapers, contents clean and secure in early 20th century binding of quarter red morocco and marbled boards, five raised bands at spine with gilt lettering, rubbed at extremities. An attractive edition of this notable work of French dramatic literature. This play in six acts was based on the life of Napoleon II, (son of Emperor Napoleon I and Empress Marie Louise). The title of the play comes from a nickname for Napoleon II, the French word for "eaglet" (a young eagle). Rostand wrote L'Aiglon specifically for actress Sarah Bernhardt and it became one of her signature roles. . (Inventory #: 39542)
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