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Balzac, Honoré De

Balzac, Honoré De

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A Double Family / The Peace of the Household / A Study of Woman / Another Study of Woman / The Pretended Mistress, Balzac, Honoré de
1 Balzac, Honoré de A Double Family / The Peace of the Household / A Study of Woman / Another Study of Woman / The Pretended Mistress
London Caxton Publishing 1897 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with just some minor marks. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 376 pages. Private Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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A Princess's Secrets (Les Secrets De La Princesse Cadignan), Balzac, Honore De
2 Balzac, Honore De A Princess's Secrets (Les Secrets De La Princesse Cadignan)
London J. M. Dent 1900 First Thus Hard Cover Good TEG No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Ayton Symington 
Gilt signature of Balzac on front cover with gilt decoration and title to spine on green cloth boards which have minor marks, fading to spine and some sear to spine head and tail and corner tips. Internally there is some light foxing to endpapers and to the margins of a few early pages, else clean, tight and unmarked. Fore and lower edges uncut. Top edge gilt. xii + 332 page. 3 tissue protected engravings by J. Ayton Symington. Translated by Ellen Marriage with a preface by George Saintsbury. Third edition printed August 1900. Uniform with Dent's series of the Comedie Humaine. 
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Albert Savarus / A Daughter of Eve, Balzac, Honoré de
3 Balzac, Honoré de Albert Savarus / A Daughter of Eve
London Caxton Publishing 1897 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 395 pages. Private Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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Catherine De' Medici, Balzac, Honoré de
4 Balzac, Honoré de Catherine De' Medici
Caxton Publishing 1899 Caxton Hard Good+ 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards have some minor marks to rear with a cup stain to front. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 494 pages. Philosophic and Analytic Studies. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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Cesar Birotteau  (History of the Grandeur and Downfall of Cesar Birotteau), Balzac, Honoré de
5 Balzac, Honoré de Cesar Birotteau (History of the Grandeur and Downfall of Cesar Birotteau)
London Caxton Publishing 1896 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with just some minor marks. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 449 pages. Parisian Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette), Balzac, Honore De
6 Balzac, Honore De Cousin Betty (La Cousine Bette)
London George Newnes Hard Cover Good TEG No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Boucher 
Gilt decoration and title on brown cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Not dated but probably 1930's. Translated by James Waring with a preface by George Saintsbury. xi + 484 pages. 4 etchings by W. Boucher. Home library edition. 
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Eugénie Grandet, Balzac, Honoré de
7 Balzac, Honoré de Eugénie Grandet
London Caxton Publishing 1897 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with a minor mark to front. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 285 pages. Provincial Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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History of the Thirteen / Ferragus Chief of the Devorants / La Duchesse de Langeais, Balzac, Honoré de
8 Balzac, Honoré de History of the Thirteen / Ferragus Chief of the Devorants / La Duchesse de Langeais
London Caxton Publishing 1896 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with a touch of wear to spine tail. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 422 pages. Parisian Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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Honorine / Colonel Chabert / The Interdiction, Balzac, Honoré de
9 Balzac, Honoré de Honorine / Colonel Chabert / The Interdiction
London Caxton Publishing 1897 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with a minor line of indentation to rear and minor mark to lower spine. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 349 pages. Private Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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Les Contes Drolatiques  -  Collected in the Abbeys of Touraine and Brought Forth into the Light, Balzac, Honoré de
10 Balzac, Honoré de Les Contes Drolatiques - Collected in the Abbeys of Touraine and Brought Forth into the Light
London Caxton Publishing 1900 Caxton Hard Good+ 8vo 
COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET. Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards have minor light marks to Vol. I whilst Vol. II has many light marks particularly to rear. Both volumes have a quarter inch nick to head of spine. Internally one page of Vol. II has a small removal to the margin not affecting the text, there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. Volume I - 351 pages. Volume II - 353 pages. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. NOTE - A HEAVY SET OF 1.28 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
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Lucien De Rubempre, Balzac, Honore De
11 Balzac, Honore De Lucien De Rubempre
Boston Roberts Brothers 1895 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Gilt title on red cloth boards which are clean with just a light mark to lower front with no wear but with gold reference number to spine. Internally there are the remains of a removed label to front pastedown, slight evidence of a removal (possibly pocket) to rear pastedown, a single stamp to the lower margin of page 147 'The Library of the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe', and foxing to top edge. Although ex library there are no removals (such as the usual removal of the front endpaper) and the book is very clean, tight and unmarked and well lept for its age. 367 pages. Translated by Katherine Prescott Wormeley. Uniform with Roberts Brothers Balzac Novels all translated by Wormeley (believe there were 35). 
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Old Goriot, Balzac, Honore De
12 Balzac, Honore De Old Goriot
London J. M. Dent 1963 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Gold title on blue cloth boards which are unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. A near Fine copy. Dustjacket is complete with light shelfwear . Uniform with Everyman's Library of which this is No. 170. Translated by Ellen Marriage with introduction by Professor Marcel Girard. The classic and powerful story by Balzac written before he developed the Comedie Humaine. 
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Old Goriot, Balzac, Honoré de
13 Balzac, Honoré de Old Goriot
London Caxton Publishing 1897 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with a few white spots to rear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 406 pages. Private Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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The Celibates / Pierrette / The Cure de Tours / La Rabouilleuse, Balzac, Honoré de
14 Balzac, Honoré de The Celibates / Pierrette / The Cure de Tours / La Rabouilleuse
London Caxton Publishing 1897 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET. Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean and unmarked apart from a line of marking to the rear of Vol. II with no wear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. Provincial Life. Volume I - 338 pages - Pierrette, The Cure of Tours. Volume II - 463 pages - La Rabouilleuse. A Very Good set. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. NOTE - A HEAVY SET OF 1.4 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
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The Chouans  or Bretagne in 1799, Balzac, Honoré de
15 Balzac, Honoré de The Chouans or Bretagne in 1799
London Caxton Publishing 1898 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 491 pages. Military and Political Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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The Civil Service / Gaudissart II / A Prince of Bohemia, Balzac, Honoré de
16 Balzac, Honoré de The Civil Service / Gaudissart II / A Prince of Bohemia
London Caxton Publishing 1896 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean with a minor mark to rear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 433 pages. Parisian Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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The Country Doctor, Balzac, Honoré de
17 Balzac, Honoré de The Country Doctor
London Caxton Publishing 1899 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean and unmarked. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. 352 pages. Country Life. Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. 
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The Country Doctor (Le Medecin De Campagne), Balzac, Honore De
18 Balzac, Honore De The Country Doctor (Le Medecin De Campagne)
London J. M. Dent 1900 Hard Cover Good TEG No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Boucher, W. 
Gilt facsimile signature of Balzac to front with gilt decoration and title to spine on green cloth boards which have fading to spine else clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, foxing to endpapers and to some early pages else clean and unmarked. Fore and lower edges uncut. Top edge gilt. Third edition printed August 1900. xv + 287 pages. 3 tissue protected engravings by W. Boucher.Translated by Ellen Marriage with a preface by George Saintsbury. Uniform with Dent's series of the Comedie Humaine. 
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The Deputy from Arcis, Balzac, Honoré de
19 Balzac, Honoré de The Deputy from Arcis
London Caxton Publishing 1898 Caxton Hard Very Good 8vo 
COMPLETE TWO VOLUME SET. Caxton Edition with illustrations. Gilt title and motif on green cloth boards. Boards are clean and unmarked apart from a very small mark to spine and front corner of Vol.II with no wear apart from a pinprick size mark to spine of Vol.I. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers, the occasional spots of light foxing else clean, tight and unmarked. Top edge gilt. Fore and lower edges uncut. Military and Political Life. Volume I - 362 pages. Volume II - 353 pages. [Of the three divisions of this story, as published in the Edition Définitive, upon which this edition is based, only the first - The Election - is by Balzac, the rest is by Charles Rabon. Much of the portion added by Rabon, including the whole of La Famille Beauvisage, is omitted in the Edition Définitive, as will appear by reference to the articles in Cerfberr and Christophe's Repertory, relating to Dorlange-Sallenauve, Cécile Beauvisage, Philéas Beauvisage and others of the characters who figure in these volumes.] Balzac's magnum opus of novels, short stories and plays which present French life after the fall of Napoleon I in 1815. A founding work of 'Realism' in literature which influenced many writers including Émile Zola, Charles Dickens, Gustave Flaubert, Henry James. La Comédie Humaine remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1850 as Balzac had planned to include more works. NOTE - A HEAVY SET OF 1.3 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 
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The Droll Stories of Honore De Balzac, Balzac, Honore De
20 Balzac, Honore De The Droll Stories of Honore De Balzac
London Blue Ribbon Books 1874 First Thus Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Savage, Steele 
Pictorial front with decoration spine on brown cloth boards with pictorial end papers. Wear to spine head and tail. Internally contents are slightly shaken, as front hinge is cracked, pictorial endpapersbut generally a clean copy. Good+. xi + 553 pages. Contains the translator's preface stating that 'the present is the FIRST ENGLISH VERSION ever brought before the public', dated January 1874, although the translator is not named. Not dated but does not appear to be the first of this new edition with new illustrations specially made for this edition by Steele Savage. which are profuse. Written between 1832 and 1837 and inspired by Rabelais. 
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