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The Resource Droll stories; : thirty tales, by Honoré de Balzac; all now especially translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clercq, and printed with illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff

Droll stories; : thirty tales, by Honoré de Balzac; all now especially translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clercq, and printed with illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff

Label
Droll stories; : thirty tales
Title
Droll stories;
Title remainder
thirty tales
Statement of responsibility
by Honoré de Balzac; all now especially translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clercq, and printed with illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff
Creator
Contributor
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1799-1850
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Balzac, Honoré de
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2164
LC item number
.A45 1939
Literary form
non fiction
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1898-1972
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Le Clercq, Jacques
Label
Droll stories; : thirty tales, by Honoré de Balzac; all now especially translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clercq, and printed with illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The translation copyright 1932 by the Limited Editions Club, the special contents of this edition copyright 1939 by the Heritage Press."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [xxiii]
Contents
  • Curé of Azay-Le-Rideau
  • Wife's appeal
  • Three clerks of St. Nicholas
  • Privations of King Francis the First
  • Airy tattle of the nuns of Poissy
  • How the Chateau d'Azay came to be built
  • Unauthentic courtesan
  • Dangers of excessive innocence
  • Costly night of love
  • Jocund Curé of Meudon and his sermon
  • Fair Imperia
  • Succubus
  • Despair in love
  • Perseverance in love
  • Of the Provost's poor memory for things
  • Of the monk Amador who was a glorious Abbot of Turpenay
  • Bertha the penitent
  • How the pretty maid of Portillon confounded her judge
  • Which proves that fortune is always female
  • Of a poor old man who had various names
  • Inconsistent sayings of three pilgrims
  • Venial sin
  • Ingenuousness
  • Fair Imperia married
  • His majesty's sweetheart
  • Devil's heir
  • Merry jests of King Louis the Eleventh
  • Lord High Constable's lady
  • Virgin of Thilhouse
  • Brother-in-arms
Control code
1883451
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
2 p. l., ix-xxvii, 507, [1] p.
Lccn
39025741
Other physical details
front. illus.
Label
Droll stories; : thirty tales, by Honoré de Balzac; all now especially translated into modern English by Jacques Le Clercq, and printed with illustrations by Boris Artzybasheff
Publication
Note
"The translation copyright 1932 by the Limited Editions Club, the special contents of this edition copyright 1939 by the Heritage Press."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [xxiii]
Contents
  • Curé of Azay-Le-Rideau
  • Wife's appeal
  • Three clerks of St. Nicholas
  • Privations of King Francis the First
  • Airy tattle of the nuns of Poissy
  • How the Chateau d'Azay came to be built
  • Unauthentic courtesan
  • Dangers of excessive innocence
  • Costly night of love
  • Jocund Curé of Meudon and his sermon
  • Fair Imperia
  • Succubus
  • Despair in love
  • Perseverance in love
  • Of the Provost's poor memory for things
  • Of the monk Amador who was a glorious Abbot of Turpenay
  • Bertha the penitent
  • How the pretty maid of Portillon confounded her judge
  • Which proves that fortune is always female
  • Of a poor old man who had various names
  • Inconsistent sayings of three pilgrims
  • Venial sin
  • Ingenuousness
  • Fair Imperia married
  • His majesty's sweetheart
  • Devil's heir
  • Merry jests of King Louis the Eleventh
  • Lord High Constable's lady
  • Virgin of Thilhouse
  • Brother-in-arms
Control code
1883451
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
2 p. l., ix-xxvii, 507, [1] p.
Lccn
39025741
Other physical details
front. illus.

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