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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of: Les illusions perdues.

StatementHonoré de Balzac ; translated by Kathleen Raine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2167.I6 E5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination695 p. ;
Number of Pages695
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2863254M
ISBN 100394605233
LC Control Number84026159
OCLC/WorldCa11469981

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