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WORKS (La Comedie Humaine). by  Honore de  1799-1850 Balzac - Hardcover - Signed - from OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) (SKU: OWBWOR103841)

WORKS (La Comedie Humaine).

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WORKS (La Comedie Humaine).

by Balzac, Honore de 1799-1850

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Philadelphia: George Barrie (Printed for subscribers), 1896-1900. Illustrated by Remarque (double) frontispieces (except Vols. 50 & 51) and etchings. Nationale edition. "Memorial Edition of which there have been printed 100 copies; lettered A to Z and 1 to 74, issued in the interest of La Societe des Gens de Lettres for the Prix Barrie-Balzac", this set numbered "47" (red stamp each volume). Note: spine labels say "Edition Definitive". 53 volumes. Green Shot-silk, paper spine titles printed black and red, Japanese vellum, uncut and unopened. Signed by "C te de Larmandie" (M. le Comte de Larmandie, Secretary of La Societe des Gens de Lettres de France) in Volume One. Demy 8vo. Near Fine/No jackets, as issued. Foxed and faded spine labels (fading to red print), o/w mostly unopened, traces of wear to caps. A rare set in magnificent condition. Parisian Life (1-11); Private Life (12-22); Provincial Life (23-32); Military & Political (33-40); Philosophical & Analytical (41-47/48-9); Repertory (La Comedie Humaine) [50-51]; Les Contes Drolatiques (52-53). Royce: 546, 582, 1073, 1207, 2713, 2797. [Published price $848.00 December 1, 1914] (Barrie) Edition Price-List (8 pp) to accompany Book Catalogue, Part A (54 pp); November 24, 1981 Southeby's Lot 376, $4500; ABPC $5,500 1987 (52/53)]..

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OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
OWBWOR103841
Title
WORKS (La Comedie Humaine).
Author
Balzac, Honore de 1799-1850
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Philadelphia: George Barrie (Printed for subscribers), 1896-1900.
Bookseller catalogs
French Literature;
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OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994)

Point of Sale (by phone or fax), Checks, MO, drafts in US Funds. MA residents invoiced 6.25% Sales Tax. We cost (drop) ship world-wide via USPS, but will ship via other specified carriers and by your account number via pick-up service. We ship promptly in professional packaging. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages including book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Notify us of intent to return within 3 days of receipt in original packaging and matching post. On March 31 2018 (9-3) we will be at Flamingo Eventz Boxborough (MA) Paper Town with bindings and cards. Hope to see you there

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Rare, scarce, out-of-print books, ephemera, pamphlets, and selected periodicals in over 90 subject areas. Full bindery services by appointment, phone conference or email (Rebacking, full bindings, boxes and slipcases, restoration); Appraisals for indivicuals and institutions. We also offer unique blank cards created from recycled book illustrations. We ship promptly in professional packaging and update our databases nightly. Mail order and internet sales only. In office for questions 5am-3pm EST, Mon-Sat @ (508) 867-3434 (calls returned on complete messages incluing book title or number) or 24/7 secure fax. Doing business since 1994, SNEAB (formerly MARIAB) Member. Blank note card enclosed with every order.

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foxed
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spine
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unopened
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