Droll Stories: thirty tales. Honore de BALZAC.
Droll Stories: thirty tales.
Droll Stories: thirty tales.

Droll Stories: thirty tales.

New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. Hardcover. Translation and preface by Jacques Le Clercq. Complete 3-volume set. 8vo. Black cloth spines with gilt lettering and tan, green and orange (respectively) decorative paper over boards, paper-covered slipcase with paper spine label. xxxv, 257pp, (4pp); 263pp; 245pp. Very good/very good. Top edge (only) of spines a tad worn, else fine; slipcase mildly edgeworn and rubbed, but expertly, archivally strengthened -- tight and nice. Item #47586

Attractive trilogy of these tales first published in 1832, 1833 and 1837. This LEC production from their Third Series was designed by famed W.A. Dwiggins at the Portland, Maine Southworth Press. Colophon at rear notes limitation of 1500 numbered copies (this #909) signed by Dwiggins. NEWMAN 29.

Price: $145.00

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