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With 27 pochoir illustrations by Guyot  

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Une Passion dans le Désert

Balzac, Honoré de


Éditions Valère



60, [3] pp. With 27 pochoir illustrations by George Guyot. 24x20 cm (9½x8"), self-wrappers with illustrated jacket, glassine. No. 238 from an unstated limited edition.

A lovely illustrated edition of Balzac's story set in Napoleonic Egypt. Guyot, a noted illustrator of animals, takes this opportunity to render the animals of the North African desert.

Lot Amendments

A few chips and tears to glassine, closed tear to wrappers at rear; leaves mildly toned; very good.

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