3 edition of Quest of the Absolute and other stories found in the catalog.
|Statement||H. de Balzac ; translated by Ellen Marriage ; with a preface by George Saintsbury.|
|Series||The Novels of Balzac|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 372 p.,  leaves of plates.|
|Number of Pages||372|
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The novel first appeared inwith seven chapter-divisions, as a Scène de la vie privée; was published by itself in by Charpentier; and took its final place as a part of the Comédie in The astronomer Ernest Laugier helped Balzac in the use of chemical terminology in this Author: Honoré de Balzac.
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The quest of the absolute by Balzac, Honoré de, Publication date Publisher London, J.M. Dent & Co.; New York, E.P.
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