1930. Item #A6164
Murger, Henri. Latin Quarter: Scenes de la Vie de Boheme. Hartford: Edwin Valentine Mitchell and NY: Dodd, Mead, 1930. 306p, many small line ills. Good hardcover (light shelfwear; back cover scuffed); no d.j. ** The stories about Rodolphe, Mimi, Marcel, Musette, and the other 1840s bohemians that inspired Puccini's opera "La Boheme." Trans. by Elizabeth Ward Hugus, introd. by D.B. Wyndham Lewis; contemporary vignettes selected by Henry Russell Hitchcock, Jr. (chiefly from Gavarni's Le Diable a Paris). [Paris].