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Charles de SAINT-EVREMOND (ou SAINT-EVREMONT) Nouvelles oeuvres meslées


Nouvelles oeuvres meslées

Chez la veuve de Claude Barbin, A Paris 1700, in 12 (10x17cm), (16) 367pp., relié.

First edition of this collection, which contains the maxims of La Rochefoucauld in interesting variations. Illustrated with a portrait medallion Edelink. Full Calf glossy contemporary fawn. Back to nerves ornate. Part of title in red morocco. Despite some wormholes, beautiful antique binding. Wetting angle a few slips. some yellowed pages. Marguetel Charles Saint-Denis, lord of Saint-Évremond (1614-1703), was a moralist and a libertine critical rigor and critical independence announces the Enlightenment, and it was perhaps the first author who made critical trades. it concerns some of his writings which circulated especially manuscript during his lifetime. This edition, which collects various pieces of the author, whose many letters is due to the abbot of Raguenet, who completed all maxims of La Rochefoucauld (p. 208-271), part of The Fontaine, a letter of Cornelius ... The literary success of Saint Evremont induced the writers to assign many works such maxims of La Rochefoucauld, significantly different from recent editions of the same author --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

450 €

Réf : 30079



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