Philosophical studies. The Musings of an eclectic philosopher on the happiness and unhappiness of married lifePhilosophical studies. The Musings of an eclectic philosopher on the happiness and unhappiness of married lifeRead Less
Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover in dust-jacket. Dark navy blue cloth lettered in gold with spine elaborately decorated. 358pp., Introdustion by Manuel Komroff. Illustrations by Howard V. Baer. Black and Gold edition. The physical and moral aspects of marriage, its pleasures and despairs, are the subject of this piquant guide for brides and grooms, prospective and veteran. No price on dust-jacket flap. Previous owner's notes in neat hand on half-title page. A clean, sound, tightly bound copy in complete dust-jacket. Very good in a good dust-jacket.
New. This item is printed on demand. By the French author, who, along with Flaubert, is generally regarded as a founding-father of realism in European fiction. His large output of works, collectively entitled The Human Comedy (La Comdie Humaine), consists of.
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Very Good. Balzac's humorous and insightful philosophy on marriage: marital politics, conjugal statistics, theory or the bed, lovers. Very Good in dark brown boards over vellum spine, modest rubbing, corner wear, soiling. Uncut. Limited to 1000 copies. 4to. 311pp.
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