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First edition

Nicolas BOILEAU DESPREAUX Epistres nouvelles


Epistres nouvelles

Chez Denys Thierry, à Paris 1698, In 4 (15.5x21.5cm), 15 f. n. ch., relié.

First edition, rare. Grand finial title page. Text in italics. Great bands title, initials. Full Calf glossy blond, 1820 Back tooled raised florets 4.; roulette wheels and cold tail. Part of title and volume number in black morocco. Frieze framing on the boards. Gilt edges. Foxing on the first blank leaf scorch and on the fringes of the title page. Very nice copy, fresh. This edition contains the eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth letter in the first edition. Writings of literary maturity, the epistles are characterized by a more mature and more serene than the satires style. Bookplate Dr. Manessier. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

800 €

Réf : 38235



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