"Le Roi des Montagne" by Edmund About" is a novel in French first published in 1857. This edition was published in Paris by "Librairie Hachette et Cie, 79, Boulevard Saint-Germain." A film version was released in 1962. The English title of the book is "King of the Mountains." The story centers around a young botanist sent out by a Paris Museum to study plants in Greece. In Greece he meets an English woman and her daughter. The three of them encounter a band of brigands led by The King of the Mountains. The book has a format of 7 inches by 4 inches. It has 301 pages. The cover is leather bound on the spine and corners and has a handsome deckle paper on front and back. There is a bit of wear to the cover and the front lower corner has a tad of curvature. Generally the book is in very nice condition. There is an occasional word lightly written in, which may be editing.
1878 Leather and Deckel "Le Roi des Montagnes" by Edmund About