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WORKS (La Comedie Humaine).
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WORKS (La Comedie Humaine).

By Balzac, Honore de 1799-1850.

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)]..

$3500.00

Oeuvres Completes de la Fontaine 13/16
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Oeuvres Completes de la Fontaine 13/16

By de la Fontaine, Jean.

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 Fontaine... . 13 volumes. Quarter calf over marbled boards and endpapers, teg, uncut. 16mo (16x10.5cm). pp. 200-400 each. Binding Copy (needs rebacking). Missing all illustrations and most spines (5 partial, 5 all) with rippled pages (no dampstains) to volume 6. Merit as a tight period reading copy; text in French. Missing the following three: Volumes 3 & 4 are Fables 3 & 4; volume 12 is Theatre II. Post (packaged weight at cost) quoted for destination..

$150.00

Lettres ˆ Emilie sur la Mythologie, Premier et Second Partie.
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Lettres ˆ Emilie sur la Mythologie, Premier et Second Partie.

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

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..

$25.00

Chefs-D'Oeuvre Dramatiques de Voltaire. Tome Premiere: Tragedies...Oedipe, Brutus, et Zaire et lettres .
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Chefs-D'Oeuvre Dramatiques de Voltaire. Tome Premiere: Tragedies...Oedipe, Brutus, et Zaire et lettres .

By Voltaire, [Franois-Marie Arouet] 1694-1788.

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..

$25.00

CONJURATIONS des Espagnols contre la Republique de Venise; et des Gracques precedees de Sept Discours sur L'Usages de L'Histoire.
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CONJURATIONS des Espagnols contre la Republique de Venise; et des Gracques precedees de Sept Discours sur L'Usages de L'Histoire.

By Saint-Real [Cesar Vichard de] 1639-92.

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..

$25.00

DIE VERLIEBTE TOTE
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DIE VERLIEBTE TOTE

By Gautier, Theophil 1811-72.

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..

$40.00

PrŽsence de la critique, critique et litterature contemporaines au Canada franais.

By Marcotte, Gilles, textes choisis.

Otawa: HMH, (1966). First thus edition. Self-extended wraps. 8vo. pp. 254, [1]. Near Fine. Anthology, multi-contributor..

$15.00

Chronique du Rgne de Charles IX, Version AbrŽgŽe par Bernard Nšel.

By MŽrimŽe, Prosper 1803-1870.

Paris: Renard Poche, (1979). Illustrated by Philippe Dumas. Illustrated wraps. 8vo. pp. 141, [3]. As New. Unread copy..

$10.00

BELLE DU SEIGNEUR, A Novel.

By Cohen, Albert 1895-1981.

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)..

$60.00

WHITE TERROR, A Romance of the French Revolution and After, The.

By Gras, Felix 1845-1901.

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 several pages..

$30.00

MADAME THERESE or The Volunteers of '92

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

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..

$15.00

CONSCRIPT, A Story of the French War of 1813, The.

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

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..

$15.00

INVASION OF FRANCE IN 1814, The.

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

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..

$15.00

WATERLOO, A Sequel to the Conscript of 1813

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

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..

$15.00

History of Gil Blas of Santillana, rendered into English by Henri Van Lann, revised and completed by Henri Roberts. With an Introductory Notice, Life of Le Sage and Notes, The.

By Le Sage, Alain Rene (1668-1747).

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) ..

$50.00

HISTORY OF A CRIME I AND II, The.

By Hugo, Victor 1802-1885.

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..

$15.00

CORRESPONDENCE, Premire SŽrie 1830-1850

By Flaubert, Gustave 1821-1880.

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..

$20.00

BLOCKADE OF PHALSBURG, An Episode of the End of the Empire, The.

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

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..

$15.00

SELECTED TALES OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT.

By de Maupassant, Guy, 1850-1893.

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..

$15.00

SHORT STORIES OF THE TRAGEDY AND COMEDY OF LIFE (3 volumes complete).

By de Maupassant, Guy 1850-1893.

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, 34 shorts respectively (call for titles)..

$35.00

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