Alfred KnopF, 1973, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First
272pp., includes a list of the complete works, acknowledgements, colour plates, select bibliography, illustration acknowledgements and index. Yellow coloured end papers. Coloured illustrated frontispiece, being a reproduction of a painting attributed to Gerard Granville, "Balzac with Frederick Lemaitre the actor and Theophile Gautier.". Within the text there are 39 coloured and 162 black-and-white illustrations. Yellow tint to top paper edge. Yellow coloured boards with blind stamped title running down the front fore edge of the book and black writing on the spine. Illustrated dust wrapper, showing "Balzac wearing his monk's robe" by Boulanger, with orange and white writing on the front panel and spine. A biography of the French 19th century writer Honore Balzac. The rear panel of the dustjacket is slightly rubbed, and the book has a musty smell. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 039448357X. ISBN/EAN: 9780394483573. Inventory No: 0231778.