Original French title: "Histoire de la grandeur et de la décadence de César Birotteau". First published 1837. Included as part of La Comédie humaine.
Part I: Cesar at his Apogee
Part II: Cesar Grappling with Misfortune
This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.