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Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) Works.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1129
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850) Works. London: J.M Dent & Co., 1890s. Forty octavo volumes, limited illustrated edition, copy number 65 of 300 produced for the American market, with illustrations in two states throughout: uncolored and hand-colored; translated by Ellen Marriage with a preface by George Saintsbury; bound in uniform full gilt-tooled dark green morocco, with silk pastedowns and flyleaves; two volumes with some water damage to bindings, 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in. (40)
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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London, Ellen Marriage, George Saintsbury, Honoré de Balzac, Saintsbury

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