Droll Stories Collected from the Abbeys of Touraine
first editionLeather Bound
by Balzac, Honore de
John Camden Hotten, 1874. First British Edition. Leather Bound. Very Good. London: John Camden Hotten, 1874. First English edition. Leather bound. 650 pp. Very good. Light scuffing to the edges and joints. Bound in full red leather by The Monastery Hill Bindery of Chicago. Five raised bands with title and author in gilt. Blind stamped hinge motif to the boards. All edges gilt with marbled endpapers. Painted leaf design on each edge with face, possibly Balzac, on the fore edge. (Inventory #: 045249)
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