Good. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Text clean except for PO name and stamp on ffep. Foxing to pages. Front hinge showing. Top edge gilt. Boards bumped and rubbed overall. Sunning to boards. Fraying to spine ends. Soiling to rear board. No jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 019592.
Near Fine. No Jacket Issued. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Undated title page. A very handsome copy bound in publisher's dark blue cloth covers with complete paper label on spine cover. 893 numbered pages plus. Illustrated. Top page ends finished and gilt. Spine ends and corners rubbed a bit. All cloth present. Otherwise a solid, tight, clean, complete copy with clean internals.
Good. Subscription. Good plus 3/4 leather with marbled boards and End Papers, bumping/scuffing/chipping of leather on panel corners-edges/spine ends, fading/scuffing of spine, some light soiling on panels, 1/8in x 1in section of bottom spine end chipped-torn off, some of gold gild on top corner of pg ends chipped away, bumping/slight tearing of outer-bottom pg ends. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
Very Good. 8vo-over 7? "-9? " tall Red cloth, 348pp. Vol. XIV of a Saintsbury edition of The Novels of Balzac. One of the scarcer novels by the French writer about a man who achieves wealth and then loses it in bankruptcy. Clean, tight, sound copy. Top edge gilt. Spine with paper label a bit darkened; corners slightly bent. Pages naturally toned; hinges just a tad shaky.
Very good. No dust jacket. 1925. 348 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing. Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1512571858DPB (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Very Good/Good. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" Tall Duodecimo Hardback Hardback. The Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau. Previous owners name to inside cover. Slight mark to spine of cloth. Browning to spine of D/J. Translated by Ellen Marriage. Introduction by George Saintsbury. Few books of Balzac' have been the subject of more diverse judgment than Cesar Birotteau. From the opinion of the unnamed solicitor, who told Madame Serville that it was an invaluable work to consult on bankruptcy, to that of M. Paul Lacroix (beloved of many os the Bibliophile Jacob), that it might be forgiven for the sake of Le Pere Goriot and the Peau de Chagrin, there is not perhaps quite so great a distance as may appear; but other expressions, opposed not merely in form, but in fact, might probably be collected. 348 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, Reference books, and all types of Academic Literature. )
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