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Title:
The works of Honoré de Balzac
Author:
Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850.
Physical Description:
18 volumes : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
v.1. Wild ass's skin. Quest of the absolute. Christ in Flanders. Melmouth reconciled. Unknown masterpiece. Maranas. The conscript. El Verdugo.--v.2. Catherine de' Medici. Farewell. Seraphita. Louis Lambert. Bambara.--v.3. Eugénie Grandet. Ursule Mirouët. The exiles. The elixir of life. Maître Cornélius. A study of woman. Another study of woman. La Grande Bretêche. Peace in the house. --v.4. Bachelor's establishment. Pierrette. Sign of the cat and racket. Red house. Imaginary mistress. Massimilla Doni. The purse.--v.5. Daughter of Eve. Letters of two brides. The Sceaux ball. Abbé Birotteau. Honorine. A woman of thirty. --v.6. A marriage settlement. Start in life. A second home. Madame Firmiani. A forsaken lady. La Grenadière. The message. Gobseck. Pierre Grassou. The hated son.--v.7. Modeste Mignon. Béatrix. Commission in lunacy. Seaside tragedy.

--v.8. Jealousies of a country town. Lost illusions. The atheist's mass.--v.9. Distinquished provincial at Paris. Lily of the valley. The Vendetta.--v.10. Country doctor. Country parson. Firm of Nucingen. Albert Savarus. --v.11. Cousin Betty. Cousin Pons.--v.12. The peasantry. Bureaucracy. Princess' secrets. Passion in the desert.--v.13. A harlot's progress. Colonel Chabert. Unconscious mummers.--v.14. The thirteen. The girl with the golden eyes. Old Goriot. Parisians in the country. --v.15. The rise and fall of César Birotteau. Middle classes.--v.16. The Chouans. Gondreville mystery. Muse of the department.--v.17. Member for Arcis. Prince of Bohemia. Man of business. Gaudissart II.--v.18. Seamy side of history. Physiology of marriage. Petty trials of married life. Index.
Local Note:
Library owns volumes 1-17.
Format :
Book