Antique Honore de Balzac Decorative Book Set from 1908, S/7
A fabulous blue-green 7-volume antique book set from the Works of Balzac, French author, published in 1908 in New York by The Century Co. Publishers.
Each book has a black-and-white frontispiece, decorative title page, and gilt page tops.
The collection measures 9.25" across, 8" tall, and 5.5" front to back and was published 114 years ago in 1908!!
Vol 1: Philosophical Studies: The Magic Skin, Christ in Flanders, Melmoth Reconciled
Vol 2: Scenes from Provincial Life: Eugenie Grandet, A Study of Woman, La Grande Breteche, Domestic Peace, and The Imaginary Mistress
Vol 3: Scenes from Parisian Life: Cousin Pons
Vol.4: Scenes from Parisian Life: The Rise and Fal of Cesar Birotteau, and The Secrets of a Princess
Vol.5: Scenes from Private Life: Father Goriot, The Unconscious Humorists, and Gaudissart the Great
Vol.6: Scenes from Country Life: The Country Doctor, The Vendetta, and Colonel Chabert
Vol.7: Scenes from Military Life: The Chouans, and A Passion in the Desert
As these books are quite old, please expect that they show a small bit of age-related cover wear.
The photo props are not included.