Lot 509

BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850). The Girl with the Golden Eyes. [etc.]

Estimate: £70 - £100
Hammer price: £45
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850). The Girl with the Golden Eyes, translated by Ernest Dowson. Chicago: Privately Printed at the Sign of the Peacock, 1928. Large 8vo (238 x 160mm). Half title, title printed in black and green, 8 plates by Donald Denton, each in 2 states, one monochrome, the other printed in colours and gold (a few spots). Original black cloth decorated in gold, top edges gilt, others uncut. Provenance: illegible inscription on front pastedown. With Francis Carco’s Bob et Bobette s’ Amusent (Paris, 1930, coloured etched plates by André Dignimont, original printed wrappers, NUMBER 74 OF 833 COPIES). (2)

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