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Books, the Complete Works of Honore De Balzac Limited Edition De Grand Luxe

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Leatherbound. 53 volumes. Limited to 7 copies, this is #3. Exquisitely bound in full blue morocco, with green morocco gilt doublers, watered silk linings, and all edges gilt. Plates in four states: one on Japanese Vellum, one on India Paper, one on Papier de Chine, and one on Whatman Paper. Finished in watercolors. Features inlaid floral designs on spines. Each volume comes in a blue cloth slipcase. Very good. Published in Philadelphia by George Barrie & Sons between 1895 and 1900. Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) was a French novelist and playwright. The novel "Sequence La Comedie Humaine," which presents a panorama of post-Napoleonic French life, is generally viewed as his Magnum Opus. All listed dimensions are for a single volume.

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  • Sold As
    Set of 53
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    LU856117660662
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