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Droll Stories

Illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff

Author

Honore de Balzac, translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clerq and illustrated by Boris Artzybasheff

Publisher

The Heritage Press, New York, 1939
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Printing Details

First thus. Hardback in slipcase, with gilt titling to spine. 23.5 × 15.5cm. xxvii + 507pp.

Balzac’s Contes Drolatiques, or Droll Stories, were originally published in three volumes in the 1830s. Set in medieval Europe, these stories were Balzac’s attempt to write in the great tradition of Rabelais and Boccaccio, to render the Middle Ages with a touch of raunchy humour, and to provide a delightful portrait of medieval France.

Condition

The book is in very good condition. The slipcase is bumped and sun-faded but has done a good job in protecting the book.

Price

£15.00
 

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