315. Proust (Marcel) A La Recherche du Temps Perdu, 8 vol. in 13, first editions, Du Côté de Chez Swann first issue with upper cover date 1913, title dated 1914 and with Grasset misprint, vol.1 hinges strengthened, original wrappers, label to vol. 2 spine, occasional light browning to spine, but not extensive, some spine ends a little chipped, a few vertical creases to spines, light surface soiling, but overall a excellent set with some of the later volumes in near-fine condition, preserved in matching set of custom drop-back boxes, 4to, 1913-17.
est. £8000 – £12000
A superb set of Proust's masterpiece, a modernist classic and one of the greatest series in all of literature.