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    [Stendhal, Balzac, Hugo, et al., contributors]. [Edmund Gosse, ed.]. A Century of French Romance. New York: Appleton, [1901-1902]. Versailles Edition, 250 sets.

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    [Stendhal, Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo, et al., contributors]. [Edmund Gosse, editor]. A Century of French Romance. New York: D. Appleton, [1901-1902]. Versailles Edition, one of 250 numbered sets.

    This is set number 119. Twenty octavo volumes. Illustrated with original plates in colors (frontispieces hand-colored), photogravure portraits, and text portraits. Publisher's contemporary half burgundy crushed levant morocco over marbled boards, spines elegantly tooled in a floral motif and lettered in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endleaves. Spines slightly darkened, some rubbing and mild wear to spines, a few joints just starting, bookplates. Overall, a very good set.

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    October, 2012
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