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The Works of Honore de Balzac : Eugenie Grandet, Ursule Mirouet, and Other Stories (Vol 3 of 18)

de Balzac, Honore

Published by Avil Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1901
Used Condition: Good Only Hardcover
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Volume 3 of 18 only. Two books in one volume comprising Eugenie Grandet, about miserliness and how it is bequeathed from the father to the daughter as well as Ursule Mirouet, about greed and its comeuppance. In addition to these two novels are eight stories/novellas. Ex-library and in service for 45 years, this book displays the full complement of insults and is well worn. Condition notes: Book 1: (xiv), 383 numbered pp; Book 2: (xiv), 389 numbered pp; HB, no DJ. In addition to frontis, there are 4 hos texte illustrations w/ tissue guards. Pages: clean, ivory, tight, t.e.g., sepia frontis (lacks tissue guard); a few dampstains to edges, a.e. sunned. 1 p torn out and inelegantly tape repaired, hinges cracked. Cover: navy, black titles to well-worn spine paster; substantial shelfwear, extrems and b.e. worn through, thin strip of head missing, rubbed, modest soil. Not a pretty girl. Bookseller Inventory # 037515

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Title: The Works of Honore de Balzac : Eugenie ...

Publisher: Avil Publishing Company, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1901

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good Only

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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