Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1884.
First edition of his first book published in an edition of 788 copies. 199, , 16, ads pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First Book. Original tan cloth, printed paper spine label (worn). A very good copy from the library of Samuel Kahn with his bookplate designed by Eric Gill. BAL 17128; Seven Gables First Books 242. Item #26310
Saltus' fine biography of Balzac and his first book.