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Modeste Mignon by Honore De Balzac - Hardcover - 1930 - from The World of Rare Books and Biblio.com

Modeste Mignon

by Honore De Balzac

Condition: Good


George Newnes (Home Library Book Co), 1930. Hardcover. Good. 1930. 293 pages. No dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Contains black and white illustrative plates. Firm binding to clean, lightly tanned pages and plates with bright copy throughout. Minor foxing throughout. Infrequent crease to corners. Usual shelf wear and markings to boards with tanning to spine and board edges. Minor stains. Light rub wear to edges and bumped corners.
  • Bookseller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1516038382DPB
  • Title: Modeste Mignon
  • Author: Honore De Balzac
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Newnes (Home Library Book Co)
  • Date published: 1930

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