Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Survivors




The English Comédie Humaine*

The Century Co.
New York

1902-1907

(incomplete set, being parts of the first and second series)


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*

Masterpieces of the great English novelists
in which are portrayed the varying aspects
of English life from the time of Addison
to the present day: a series analogous to
that in which Balzac depicted the manners
and morals of his French contemporaries



2 comments:

Jan said...

I admit that I would probably never read them...but I would be proud to own them.

They look as if they will fit right into your wonderful library, William~

William Michaelian said...

They will, Jan, and already do. They’re heavy old books, and it’s a joy just to page through them.