Decorative Antique Book Set of Works of Honore De Balzac, S/6
A beautiful antique 6-volume collection of The Edition Royale of the Comedie Humaine by Honore de Balzac. These are from The Edition Royale de Luxe which was a numbered edition limited to 1250 copies of which these are from set 593.
Volumes have green bindings with a black-and-white frontispiece, hand-cut pages, and gilt page tops. They were published in Philadelphia by Avil Publishers in 1901.
The set measures 9.5" across and is 9" tall.
Volume 23 Courtesan's Life
Volume 25 The Thirteen
Volume 26 Father Goriot
Volume 28 Middle Classes
Volume 29 The Chouans
Volume 30 Condreville Mystery
Age-related wear to covers and spine. The ecru paste-on title boxes have some wear.
These are perfect for reading and for home decor staging of bookshelves!