Near Fine. 4to. Hardcover, 8vo. TEG. Includes tissue-guarded frontis portrait by Courbet and 7 plates. Limited edition #123/535. 90 pp. Head forecorner of front board mildly bumped. Slight tone to page edges and spine. Else FINE housed in VERY GOOD-slipcase. Slipcase has moderate edgewear and some toning.
Very Good + Book One of only 535 copies published, although this copy lacks the individual number. Personal correspondence between the noted Nineteenth-century French novelist and playwright, Honore de Balzac, and Hippolyte Souverain, Balzac's chief publisher.
Near Fine. No DJ. Book Limited edition in slipcase. This copy is numbered 163 of 535. Extremely slight aging to edges and some ghosting to limitation page. Book remains in excellent condition, tightly bound with unmarked contents. Two edges og the slipcase have split.
Very Good with no dust jacket. 1/535, unnumbered. Pages clean & unmarked, with 7 illustrations (including pastel by Eugene Giraud) plus frontispece charcoal by Gustave Courbet, firmly bound in gold-lined cloth spine, toned & spotted with like title plate; chipping at head a swell as tearing along hinges; corners of paper covered boards bumped & split. A solid reading copy, with beautifully preserved interiors. Author Studies/Letters; Tall Octavo.
Fine in poor dust jacket. Doubleday, Page & Co., New York, NY, 1927. Limited Edition, 1st Printing, Fine-/Poor, Hard Cover, Size=Large 8vo, 90pgs. Book is clean, tight & bright. NO ink names, bookplates etc. Slipcase is missing bottom edge. Copy #41 of 535 copies. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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