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FREN 349 (3 cr): French Literature in Translation II
Paris Librairie Jules Tallandier. First edition. Two volumes. Later nineteenth-century binding: quarter green leather with raised bands and gilt-decorated compartments; marbled paper boards; marbled endpapers. Some scattered foxing. Head of spine of second volume scuffed and damaged. Some rubbing to covers. A very good set. Chez l'Editeur, Paris.
Quarter Leather. Beautiful copy with illustrated pictorial boards. Ex-libris sticker facing half-title.
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Pages otherwise clean. Protected in mylar. Faded paper title on the spine.
Top fore edge is gilded. Corners are lightly bumped. Previous owner's name on the inside front cover. Pere Goriot.
A kind-hearted and idealistic youth enters the grasping Parisian society of the s, where his education in the realities and costs of city life begin among the residents of a shabby but respectable boardinghouse. Acclaimed by critic Leslie Stephen as "the modern King Lear, " it offers a timeless view of the tragedies behind the prosaic details of everyday life. Translated by Ellen Marriage. Balzac died in August of that year.
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