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Sons of the Soil by  Honore De Balzac - Hardcover - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and

Sons of the Soil

by Balzac, Honore De

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket

N.Y.: Athenaeum Society Original 3/4 maroon Cape Levant on marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. Translated into English by Katharine Prescott Wormeley. One of the series titled Scenes from Country Life, part of The Divine Comedy. No writing or damage. 419 pp.. 3/4 Leather on Marbled Board. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Frontispiece. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Dave Shoots, Bookseller CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007627
  • Title: Sons of the Soil
  • Author: Balzac, Honore De
  • Illustrator: Frontispiece
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Athenaeum Society
  • Place: N.Y.
  • Keywords: NOISBN Literature
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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