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BALZAC (Honoré de).

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La Peau de chagrin, philosophical novel. Paris, Charles Gosselin, Libraire, & Urbain Canel, Libraire, 1831. 2 volumes in-8°, blond half calf, smooth spine decorated with gilt and cold decoration (period binding) ORIGINAL EDITION. Two frontispieces engraved by PORRET after Tony JOHANNOT and printed on chine. From the Tresvaux de Berteux library, with ex-libris. Spine damaged; jaws partially cracked; slight foxing. COPY IN CONTEMPORARY BINDING.

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