New York/ London; 1904-1905: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 16mo. Item #022584
In 6 volumes, authors included are, Balzac, Daude, Merimer, Gautier, Flaubert and Maupassant. Each translated by George Burnham Ives with Introductions by Arthur Symons, Frank Thomas Marzials, William Peterfield Trent, Grace King and others. Half- title pages, engraved frontispieces with tissue guards present. A very handsome set bound in 3/4 green crushed morocco over green marbled paper covered boards, with matching endpapers, raised bands with compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, top edges gilt, silk ribbon markers, spine have evenly changed to light brown. A near fine set.