L'Affaire Crainquebille - Anatole France, William Einstein (illustrator) 1937 - The Overbrook Press, Stamford - One of 150 copies The classic short story by Anatole France demonstrating that a blind and inhumane justice system which through multiple injustices forces poor people into crime. First published in 1901.

Finely presented here in large folio format, with text in French, by the Overbook private press. Illustrated throughout with 20 black and white lithograph illustrations from original stone prints by William Einstein (five of which are full page).

One of only 150 copies.
  Reference: Herbert Cahoon, The Overbrook Press Bibliography 1934-1959, 13.

Folio (book size 35.7x25.3cm), pp. [4] 44 [6]. In publixher’s grey cloth, red morocco labels lettered in gilt to spine and upper board. Housed in red paper covered slipcase.
  Condition: Very good, fading and slight loss to spine label, light foxing to interior, minor marking to outer edge of slip-case.   Ref: 110903   Price: HK$ 1,200