THE COMPLETE WORKS OF HONRE DE BALZAC; FINELY BOUND
The Works of Honore de Balzac.
Balzac, Honore de.$3,500.00
Item Number: 5000
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1901.
Octavo, 34 volumes. The Centanary edition. Three quarters red leather, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, marbled endpapers, frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard present. Illustrated by various artists. In near fine condition. A stunning set.
"One of the great novelists of all literature" Balzac's 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).