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Jean-François SARASIN Les oeuvres

Jean-François SARASIN

Les oeuvres

Chez Augustin Courbé, à Paris 1656, In 4 (17,5x24cm), (10) 284 p [384] 193p. (3) 72p. (6), relié.


Collective Edition, rare, illustrated with a beautiful frontispiece portrait by Nanteuil. Brand of printer in the title page. A beautiful headband and a drop cap in the Epistle to Miss Scudery. Copy to comtales arms of the Archbishop of Vienna VI Pierre Villars, Azure, three wheels gold spur; a chief Argent, charged with a lion passant Gules. Full Sheepskin speckled time. Back tooled raised the grotesque. Double fillet border on covers. Skilful restoration of spine and joint. Friction hems nerves. Some spots. Pagination defective to p. 246-284, and p. 136-193, actually 390 + 201 p. Nice copy. Posthumous edition made and given by Sarasin Mesnage which was familiar at the same time he was to miss Scudery, Scarron and Pelisson. Rare writer, he has written two great historical prose narratives: the history of the siege of Dunkirk (1649) and Conspiracy of Wallenstein (1651) a very elegant style. One distinguishes in his poems The funeral Car, epic fragments of Rollo conquering the Spanish war and defeat on Boutz-rhymed. The edition also includes speech tragedy, and many pieces in prose and verse. Speech Pelisson on works Sarasin placed endnotes, was added in some copies, it is not always. First sheet of manuscript keeps laying a brief biography of the writer. --- 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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