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Jean-Louis GUEZ DE BALZAC Le prince de Balzac

Jean-Louis GUEZ DE BALZAC

Le prince de Balzac

chez Toussaint du Bray, à Paris 1632, in-8 (17,2x11,5cm), xl. 456pp. (xxi)., relié.


Second edition, the first edition being published in the previous year. Vellum flexible full time, dumb back. A torn vellum tail, the seams are somewhat loose. End of the book, 10 pages folded corner. The book is a political picture of Europe under Louis XIII laced with examples from antiquity (note a curious table of contents). The author establishes the portrait of a prince with all the qualities of an honest man seventeenth-and that some designate as a flattering portrait of Louis XIII .. The book is considered remarkable for the clarity of its language and the perfection of his eloquence. Tchemerzine, I, 359. The book was censored 3 years after publication by the Sorbonne. 'Cettte edition has undergone the corner indicated by the faculty of the Sorbonne. Brunet I, 631 --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

500 €

Réf : 08877

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