The Novels of Honore De Balzac: The House of Nucingen, The Secrets of La Princesse De Cadignan, Sarrasine Facino Cane, A Man of Business, The Involuntary Comedians by Honore De Balzac
1897. First Edition Thus. 413 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with gilt to spine and rear. Black illustration to front. Rough cut pages to text block edge. Pages remain bright and clear with minimal tanning and foxing. Heavier tanning to endpaper & pastedowns. Binding is weak. Boards have moderate edge-wear with bumping to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Spine has crushing to both ends. Spine is heavily tanned. Book has forward lean.