The Works of Honore de Balzac (set of 18). Honore de Balzac.
The Works of Honore de Balzac (set of 18)
The Works of Honore de Balzac (set of 18)

The Works of Honore de Balzac (set of 18)

Avil Publishing Company, 1901. First Thus. Half leather. This is the complete 18 volume set of the works of Balzac, published by John D. Avil in 1901. An exceptionally affordable set, as most complete sets of this edition sell for double our price or more. Most volumes are in good condition, the most common issues being cracked hinges and worn leather on spine. Edges and corners are worn on all editions, which do show their age. Bound in quarter leather with marbled boards and gilt edges. The full set is as follows:

I: The Magic Skin, Poor, loss of spine covering
II: About Catherine De Medici; Seraphita, Good
III: Eugenie Grandet, Good
IV: Sign of the Cat and Racket; A Bachelor's Establishment, Good
V: A Daughter of Eve; Woman of Thirty, Poor, back cover detached
VI: Marriage Settlement; Modeste Mignon, Good
VII: Beatrix; The Jealousies of a Country Town, Poor, loss of spine covering
VIII: Lost Illusions; A Distinguished Provincial at Paris, Good
IX: Lily of the Valley; Country Doctor, Fair, both hinges cracked
X: Country Parson; Peasantry, Good
XI: Poor Relations, Poor, loss of spine covering
XII: Scenes from a Courtesan's Life; Government Clerks, Good
XIII: The Thirteen; Father Goriot and Other Stories, Good
XIV: The Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau; The Middle Classes, Good
XV: The Chouans; Condreville Mystery. Fair, both hinges cracked
XVI: Member for Arcis; Seamy Side of History, Fair, spine covering is loose and front hinge is cracked
XVII: The Dramas, Good
XVIII: The Physiology of Marriage, Petty Troubles of Married Life; Repertory, Good. Good. Item #560

Price: $150.00

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