Balzac: A Biography (Graham Robb) soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Picador, 1994, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: This is the first major English biography of Balzac for over fifty years. Graham Robb has produced a masterpiece of literary biography in which Balzac bursts into life on every page. The living manifestation of the colourful and varied world he described, yet at the same time its most astonishing exception, Balzac is the perfect subject for biography. He was a relentless seducer whose successes were as spectacular as his catastrophes; a p…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned & spotted.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVII] 521 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Biography catalogue?