FIRST EDITION. The Glass Blowers By Daphne Du Maurier – 1963

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If you marry into glass’ Pierre Labbe warns his daughter, ‘you will say goodbye to everything familiar, and enter a closed world’. The world of the glass-blowers has its own traditions, it’s own language – and its own rules. Crashing into this world comes the violence and terror of the French Revolution, against which the family struggles to survive

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Pre-owned. Years later, Sophie Duval reveals to her long-lost nephew the tragic story of a family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. Drawing on her own family’s tale of tradition and sorrow, Daphne du Maurier weaves an unforgettable saga of beauty, war, and family. In good condition, minor tears to the dust jacket , some tanning and creasing to bottom right of the first few pages, no tears or inscriptions. Hardcover with dust jacket. Published by Victor Gollancz, London 1963