The Works of Honor� de Balzac, Vol. 13

The Works of Honor� de Balzac, Vol. 13 : The Country Doctor; The Lesser Bourgeoisie (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Works of Honoré De Balzac, Vol. 13: The Country Doctor; The Lesser Bourgeoisie ON a lovely spring morning, in 1829, a man about fifty years of age was riding along a mountainous road which leads to a large village in the neighborhood of La Grande Chartreuse. This village is the market-town of a populous district enclosed within the circumference of a long valley. A torrent, with a rocky bed often dry, but filled at that season by the melted snows, Waters this valley, whose heights command on either Side the peaks of Dauphine and the Savoie. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 922 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 46mm | 1,207g
  • English
  • 17 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243213506
  • 9780243213504