Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Droll Stories Honore de Balzac Seller: Cloud 9 Books Condition: New. Seller: Cloud 9 Books Condition: Fine. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Seller: Patricia A. Noticeably used book.
Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. Droll Stories Honore De Balzac London: The Bibliophilist Society. Good in boards. Edge wear. Spine slightly loosened from binding. Illustrated by Gustave Dore. No date of publication indicated in text, likely c. Late s. Seller: Rare Book Cellar. Very Good. A collection of humorous stories by Balzac. With four hundred and twenty-five illustrations, including plates, by Gustave Dore, the work is presented in very attractive and ornate cloth binding.
Condition: In decorative cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound, there is wear to the extremities and backstrip, with some fading and markings to the boards and backstrip, with tenderness to hinges. Internally, the pgaes are generally firmly bound, though there is strain to certain areas, and are lightly spotted throughout.
Near Very Good. Masterful collection of short stories originally published ,in sets of ten stories each, in , , and as " Drolatiques " Rabelaisian in theme, stories written with great vitality, in a pastiche of 16 th century language. He was especially known for his good-humoured sensuousness and historical word play Honore de Balzac - , founder of realism in literature, he left a career in law , failed in politics, printing, business, literary criticism, before succeeding as writer of his realistic Magnum Opus : " La Comedie Humaine " - standing by themselves.
This book is a part of " La Comedie Humaine ". With illustrations from engravings, by Gustave Dore - The ideal collaborator between author and artist. Indented , smooth border on dlack-colored cloth book with indented, gilt decorations and lettering on spine. No diust jacket. Apt DJ review excerpt attached to front end page - with comment by Lafcadio Hearn.
Seller: oldusedbooks Published: Ca. Antique look with Golden Leaf Printing and embossing with round Spine completely handmade binding extra customization on request like Color Leather, Colored book, special gold leaf printing etc. Reprinted in with the help of original edition published long back .
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Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages Normal Hardbound Edition is also available on request. Two volumes, black cloth spines and marbled paper over boards. Limited numbered edition of copies signed by the publisher. Corners a bit worn else in near fine condition. Seller: Maxwell's Bookmark Edition: Limited numbered edition of copies signed by the publisher.
Droll Stories 2 Vols. Original black cloth spine with gilt lettering and decoration.
Boards covered with patterned batik paper. Small leather bookplate on front pastedowns with offsetting on ffeps. Set of signed with name of the publisher. Publisher's Notice, Vol. Books in very good condition; nondescript grayish board slipcases are soiled and splitting but have protected the books well. Cloth Backed Paper Covered Bds. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. Droll stories : collected from the Abbeys of Touraine ; translated into English complete and unabridged in two volumes - illustrated Volume v.
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