George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier (1834 - 1896) was a French-British cartoonist and author, known for his cartoons in Punch and also for his novel Trilby. He was the father of actor Sir Gerald du Maurier and grandfather of the writers Angela du Maurier and Dame Daphne du Maurier. He was also the father of Sylvia Llewelyn Davies and grandfather of the five boys who inspired J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan.
Trilbyby George du Maurier, Daniel Pick
Famed novel of the Gilded Age recounts the rise and fall of young Trilby O'Ferrall, artist's model and aspiring singer, who falls under the spell of the evil musician Svengali. Story told against the colorful backdrop of student life in the Latin Quarter of Paris in the 1880s. Reproduced from a luxury limited edition, enhanced with over 100 illustrations by du Maurier, best known as an artist and contributor to Punch. 119 line illustrations. 1 photograph (of the author).
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