Title Thais (The Guild Classics)
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Illustrated Editions Company 1931
Seller ID 1539933
Ink name on front endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. 184 pp. Original brown cloth spine over red cloth boards with gilt border. One of many novels by the famous French author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, originally published in 1890, Thais tells the story of Saint Thais of Egypt, a fourth-century Alexandrian courtesan who converts to Christianity. Jules Massenet adapted the novel into a successful opera in 1894. CONTENTS: The Lotus; The Papyrus; The Euphorbium.