Balzac Giveaway


Thought it would fun to have a quick giveaway today:

These seven matched volumes of Balzac are part of the "Edition Royale" which was limited to 1,000 copies. Published by Avil of Philadelphia, 1901.

Comment to enter, I will pick a winner at random tomorrow (Wednesday) at 1:00 PM EST.

Good luck!

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50 comments:

  1. I actually wouldn't mind having those, I started Balzac years ago and then got sidetracked. I'd like to go back and pick it up again.

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  2. These are beautiful! Is it bad, though, that even though I've read some Balzac, whenever I hear the name, I get the Music Man song stuck in my head?

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  3. Oh, please enter me! I'd love even one of these volumes!

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  4. Balzac. Such an annoying series of commercials. So early 90's. youtube Wait, wha... you mean the author? Okay, I'm in.

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  5. I could use something good to read.

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  6. I would love to win some Balzac - what a great giveaway!

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  7. Ohhhh - I hope I win this one!

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  8. Awesome ... Number 13 for me.

    Take Care
    Michael

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  9. So beautiful, I have a brand new bookshelf that would be a lovely home for these.

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  10. Please enter me, too. Thanks!

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  11. Ohh... Balzac!

    "I find writing to be the easiest thing in the world. You simply stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."

    Pick me!

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  12. What an amazing set of books to have! I envy your job at times, but I scan really old things too (for my job).. and the cool stuff (and comments) left in old yearbooks are fun to look at. I enjoy your blog!

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  13. What an amazing set of books to have! I envy your job at times, but I scan really old things too (for my job).. and the cool stuff (and comments) left in old yearbooks are fun to look at. I enjoy your blog!

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  14. "The more one judges, the less one loves." - Honore de Balzac

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  15. I've never read Balzac. Perhaps it's my chance!

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  16. A wonderful set. Please enter me too. Thank you!

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  17. Ohhh, I remember reading Balzac in high school. What a nice set!

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  18. Yes please. And I'll listen to The Music Man and be scandalous while I read.

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  19. I've wanted to dig into Balzac since scratching the surface in college. Nice set!

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  20. Rolling! Thanks for these wonderful contests and this so extraordinary blog!

    A booklover

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  21. Would be a great collection to have :)

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  22. ditto to the Music Man comment!

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  23. Random comment! PICK ME! PICK ME!

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  24. I wish I had access to such beauties as these.

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  25. I've always meant to read Balzac.

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