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Giovanni Ambrogio MARINI Les desesperés, histoire héroïque

Giovanni Ambrogio MARINI

Les desesperés, histoire héroïque

Chez Pierre Prault, à Paris 1732, in-12 (9,5x17cm), (12) 213pp. ; (4) 174pp., 2 tomes reliés en un volume.


French Edition translated (and arranged) by Jean Rieux Tight; 9 figures which illustrated frontispiece by Humblot, engraved by Baquoy. Absent Cohen (Books for prints of the eighteenth) .Plein Calf time. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Head cover fragile. Loss of each jaw in head and tail. Rubbing and scuffs to the bottom notably lacking at the jaws of the fourth box flat. P.97 a tear in bottom margin with lack. Coins émoussés.Marini is a writer of the seventeenth century that belongs to the last wave of the novels of Italian chivalry. The novel depicts the prince of Babylon, the death knight and the princess of Babylon Zélinde, his sister, he is passionately in love. Unable to possess her, he vows to kill anyone could possess. The story is written in a hyperbolic and poetic style, inspired by models of the sixteenth, but much more narrative, more direc and constricted in the plot (this is perhaps the intervention of the translator must). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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