Balzac. First English Edition.

(BALZAC, Honore de). ZWEIG, Stefan. Balzac. Translated by William & DorothyRose. [Introduction by Richard Friedenthal]. London: Cassell & Company Lim ited, 1947. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-400,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 9 p. of plates (1 of which is folding). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, pressed black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: I. Youth and Early Efforts: 1. Childhood Tragedy; 2. Premature Questioning of Destiny; 3. The Novel Manufactory of Horace de St. Aubin & Co.; 4. Madame de Berny; 5. Business Interlude; 6. Balzac and Napoleon. II. Balzac at Work:7. The Man of Thirty; 8. Black Coffee; 9. The Duchesse de Castries; 10. Ba lzac discovers his Secret. III. The Novel of Balzac's Life: 11. The Unknown; 12. Geneva; 13. Farewell in Vienna. IV. Splendour and Misery of Balzac the Novelist: 14. A Year of Disasters; 15. The Contessa Guidoboni-Visconti; 16. The Second Italian Journey; 17. The Sardinian Silver Mines; 18. Speculations in the Theatre. V., The Author of the "Comédie humaine": 19. The Wooing of Madame de Hanska; 20. The comédie humaine; 21. Warning Signs; 22. Balzac the Collector. VI. Fulfilment and Finale: 23. Last Novels; 24. Balzac inthe Ukraine; 25. Marriage and Homecoming; 26. Finale. Two small white spot s to front board, light spotting to fore-edge with some minor marginal foxing, else very good. Lacking dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Balzac. First English Edition.

Author Name: ZWEIG, Stefan. BALZAC, Honore de). ROSE, William and Dorothy, trans). FRIEDENTHAL, Richard, intro.].

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Cassell & Company Limited, New York, 1947,:

Seller ID: 105892