SIGNED BY ARTIST. LIMITED EDITION of 380 COPIES: this is COPY No.138. RARE illustrated edition of Honoré de Balzac`s short story "Die Frau Konnetable" (The High Constable`s Wife). The text is accompanied by 13 moody lithographs (stone prints) by the German impressionist artist Lovis Corinth (Korinth) (1858-1925). The last page features this exemplar number and the artist`s signature. 350x265mm. 21 pages. Tan quarter-leather Hardcover. Corinth`s print on front cover. Cover somewhat stained. Cover bottom corners and edges slightly bumped. Water-stain on rear cover bottom edge. Binding visible between pages 12-13. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This bibliophile edition of Balzac`s masterpiece, illustrated by an eminent German artist and writer whose mature work as a painter and printmaker realized a synthesis of impressionism and expressionism, is in good condition.