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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… Read more
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Oeuvres Completes de la Fontaine 13/16

by de la Fontaine, Jean.

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Paris: Nepvue, 1820-21. Illustrated by missing 120 illustrations. First thus edition. Îuvres compltes de La Fontaine, ornŽes de cent vingt gravures, d'aprs les dessins de Desenne, Chaudet, Huet, etc., et d'un portrait inŽdit d'aprs Lebrun...I-IV Fables 1-4; V-VIII Les Deux Premiers Volues de ces Contes; IX-X PsychŽ 1-2; XI-XII ThŽatre 1-2; XIII-XV Oeuvres diverses 1-3; XVI Hommages poŽtiques ˆ La… Read more
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Lettres ˆ Emilie sur la Mythologie, Premier et Second Partie.

by Demoustier, C. A. (Charles-Alpert) 1760-1801.

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Paris: Chez Antoine-Augustin Benouard, 1809. Stereotype edition. Half leather over marbled boards. 13cm. pp. x, 137; [v], 116, [4]. Good. Spine section missing, boards edge worn, light foxing internally. Lettres went to Six Parts..
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image of Chefs-D'Oeuvre Dramatiques de Voltaire. Tome Premiere: Tragedies...Oedipe, Brutus, et Zaire et lettres .

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Paris: De L'Imprimerie des Freres Mame, 1808. Stereotype D'Herhan edition. Half leather over marbled boards. 13cm. pp. [iv], 264. Contents. Good. Spine section missing, boards edge worn, light foxing internally. Volume 1 of 4 only..
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Paris: Didot, 1803. Stereotype edition. Half leather over marbled boards. 13cm. pp. [iv], 239, [1] Contents. Good. Spine section missing, boards edge worn, light foxing internally..
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DIE VERLIEBTE TOTE

by Gautier, Theophil 1811-72.

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Wien: Artur Worlf-Verlag, 1923. Illustrated by Red and blue author plates and vignettes throughout. First edition. 982/1800. Card cover with printed glassine wrapper. 12mo. pp. 69, [1] colophon. Very Good/In like jacket. Light wear to glassine, one page stain internally..
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Otawa: HMH, (1966). First thus edition. Self-extended wraps. 8vo. pp. 254, [1]. Near Fine. Anthology, multi-contributor..
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Paris: Renard Poche, (1979). Illustrated by Philippe Dumas. Illustrated wraps. 8vo. pp. 141, [3]. As New. Unread copy..
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BELLE DU SEIGNEUR, A Novel.

by Cohen, Albert 1895-1981.

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London: Viking (Penguin Group Ltd.), (1995). Translated by David Coward from the French, and introduction by. First thus (FPu-y) edition. US Review slip and typed publisher sheet laid in (5/2/96 US publication date). c.1968 Editions Gallimard. Black paper boards. Royal 8vo. pp. 973, [1]. Fine/In like jacket/Unclipped price (£) in mylar. Geneva mid 1930's. ISBN: 0670821187X. (Postage as 2 books)..… Read more
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New York: D. Appleton, 1900. Translated by Catharine A. Janvier (1841-1923) from the Provencal. First US edition. c.1899. Linp clay cloth decorated gilt and black, uncut and unopened, t.e.g. 16mo. pp. [ii], iv, 437, [1] blank, [4] Ads. VG. Corners and bottom edge bumped with light soil and rub, rear ep and pastedown foxed with spots of stain to… Read more
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MADAME THERESE or The Volunteers of '92

by Erckmann-Chatrian MM. (Emile Erkmann and Alexandre Chatrian).

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Translated by anon from the French. Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis and 11 plates by Riou. Later edition. (c. 1868, 1889, 1898). Blue cloth, gilt print spine. Cr. 8vo. pp. xiv, 264. VG/No jacket. Traces of cap and corner wear, NF internally. First in a series of six..
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CONSCRIPT, A Story of the French War of 1813, The.

by Erckmann-Chatrian MM. (Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian).

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Translated by anon from the French. Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis and 11 plates by Riou. Later edition. (c. 1868, 1889, 1898). Blue cloth, gilt print spine. Cr. 8vo. pp. viii, 284. VG/No jacket. Traces of cap and corner wear, NF internally. Second in a series of six..
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INVASION OF FRANCE IN 1814, The.

by Erckmann-Chatrian, MM. (Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian).

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Translated by anon from the French. Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis and 11 plates by T. Fuchs. Later edition. (c.1889, 1898). Blue cloth, gilt print spine. Cr. 8vo. pp. xi, 326. VG/No jacket. Traces of cap and corner wear, one foxed page match from bookmark o/w NF. Fourth in a series of six..… Read more
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WATERLOO, A Sequel to the Conscript of 1813

by Erckmann-Chatrian MM. (Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian).

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Translated by anon from the French. Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis and 11 plates by Riou. Later edition. (c. 1869, 1889, 1898). Blue cloth, gilt print spine. Cr. 8vo. pp. vii, 342. Traces of cap and corner wear, NF internally. Sixth in a series of six..
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Philadelphia: Rittenhouse Press, n.d. Illustrated by b/w frontispieces by Aldolphe Lalanze. 3 volumes. Brown cloth, decorated and printed gilt. 12mo. pp. lxvii, 279; ix, 351; xii, 406. Notes. VG/No jacket, as issued. Rubbing to gilt, ep foxing. Nice reading set. (Postage as three books) ..
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HISTORY OF A CRIME I AND II, The.

by Hugo, Victor 1802-1885.

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Boston: Edinburgh Society, n.d. Illustrated by Frontis and 5 plates. Royal (De Luxe) edition. Volume 13 of The Works, 1/500 Copies (American). Green buckram, Paper printed spine labels, teg, uncut & unopened. 8vo. pp. iv, 306, iv, 130. VG. Foxed spine label, nick in rear hinge, many unopened sections..
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CORRESPONDENCE, Premire SŽrie 1830-1850

by Flaubert, Gustave 1821-1880.

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Paris: Bibliothque-Charpentier, 1902. Edited by Eugne Fasquelle. Sixime Mille. Marbled boards, half buckram, red spine flash printed gilt, t.e.burgundy, color floral eps. 16mo. pp. iv, 348. Good. Rubbed spine and corners, overall page darkening, two page edge tears. (Set published in 4 volumes), Text in French..
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BLOCKADE OF PHALSBURG, An Episode of the End of the Empire, The.

by Erckmann-Chatrian MM. (Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian).

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Translated by anon from the French. Illustrated by b/w tissue frontis and 11 plates by Th. Schuler. Later edition. (c. 1871, 1889, 1898). Blue cloth, gilt print spine. Cr. 8vo. pp. x, 300. VG/No jacket. Traces of cap and corner wear, NF internally. Fifth in a series of six..
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SELECTED TALES OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT.

by de Maupassant, Guy, 1850-1893.

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New York: Random House, 1950. Edited by Saxe Commins with an introduction. Illustrated by Adolf Dehn with b&w drawings. Reprint edition. Decorated cloth backed boards. Small 4to. pp. vi, 334. VG/No jacket. Light edgewear, slightly gilt rubbed spine..
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New York: Current Literature Pub. Co, (1903). Illustrated by 2; 2; 1 plate(s) with printed tissue guards, b/w chapter illuminations. Volumes 3, 4, 5 from (17 Vol.) Complete Works (c. M.Walter Dunne). 3 volumes. Purple ribbed cloth, black spine titles printed gilt, floral eps, teg, uncut. 8vo. pp. x, 309; x, 305; x, 310. VG. Three volumes with 37, 35,… Read more
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