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The Works of Honore de Balzac [Including The Human Comedy].

Balzac, Honore de

Published by George Barrie and Son, Philadelphia, 1895
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Octavo, full blue leather, 53 volumes. From the library of industrialist William H. Vanderbilt, with his bookplate in each volume. Gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt lines to the front and rear panel, raised bands, inner dentelles, top edge gilt. Plates in each volume, tissue guards present. An exceptional set with distinguished provenance. "One of the great novelists of all literature Balzacís genius consists in his dynamic, unflagging, creative vigour; his superabundant imagination his masterly portrayal of passions and his grasp of such widely differing subjects" (Harvey & Heseltine, 44-45). Bookseller Inventory # 4055

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Title: The Works of Honore de Balzac [Including The...

Publisher: George Barrie and Son, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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