Balzac and The human comedy. by Philippe Bertault

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Published by University Press in [New York] .

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  • Balzac, Honoré de, -- 1799-1850

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StatementEnglish version by Richard Monges.
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LC ClassificationsPQ2178 B3753
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Pagination212p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15462853M

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