Librairie Le Feu Follet - Paris - +33 (0)1 56 08 08 85 - Contact us - 31 Rue Henri Barbusse, 75005 Paris

Antique books - Bibliophily - Art works


Sell - Valuation - Buy
Les Partenaires du feu follet Ilab : International League of Antiquarian Booksellers SLAM : Syndicat national de la Librairie Ancienne et Moderne






   First edition
   Signed book
   Gift Idea
   Include second-hand books
+ more options

Search among 29175 rare books :
first editions, antique books from the incunable to the 18th century, modern books

Advanced search
Registration

Sale conditions


Payment methods :

Secure payment (SSL)
Checks
Bank transfer
Administrative order
(FRANCE)
(Museums and libraries)


Delivery options and times

Sale conditions

Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU La Nouvelle Héloïse ou Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes

Jean-Jacques ROUSSEAU

La Nouvelle Héloïse ou Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes

Chez Duchesne, à Paris 1764, in-12 (12,5x19,5cm), iv ; 454pp. et (2) 478pp. et (2) 504pp. et (4) 436pp. (8), 4 volumes reliés.


First published under the title The New Heloise, previous editions were titled indeed: Letters of two lovers ... (whose original appeared in 1761) The illustration of Cochin and Plover is also the First printing. It is illustrated with a frontispiece of Cochin and twelve boards inset engraved by Le Mire with frames, of Plover. Title pages in red and black. This edition contains two prefaces, especially the famous second dialoguée.Plein calf speckled time, back decorated with boxes and gilded florets, parts of title and volume number of red morocco and olive boards decorated with a frame triple gilt fillets and florets in spandrels, cuts outlined a simple net gold, guards and contreplats paper glue, contreplats surrounded by a golden wheel, all edges gilt. A marginal tear Volume I (pp. 193-194). Rare spots. Beautiful copy in a contemporary binding qualité.Ce epistolary novel which had considerable success in its time inspired by the myth of Heloise and Abelard. A man and a woman love, but the company apart. This simple pattern will be the door to Rousseau enabling it to support his ideas and philosophy on society, individual ethics, moral values ??... We are no less than 70 editions before 1800, sales were such that publishers are not sufficed and we had to rent by the day some copies. The craze was pretty comparable to Pamela Richardson, another sentimental novel.

1 200 €

Réf : 55467

Order

Book


On-line help