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Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de SEVIGNE Recueil des lettres de Madame la marquise de Sévigné a Madame la Comtesse de Grignan, sa fille

Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de SEVIGNE

Recueil des lettres de Madame la marquise de Sévigné a Madame la Comtesse de Grignan, sa fille

Chez Rollin, A Paris 1738, in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), six tomes reliés en six volumes.


Second edition reprint of the first great first edition of the Letters published in 1734 for the first 4 volumes; Editor Rollin had then edited volumes 5 and 6 in 1737 who came to add the first 4 volumes 1734; A year later he published the entire edition. Adorned with a portrait frontispiece. Title pages in red and black. Full Sheepskin contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Caps restored tail of Volumes I and II, 3 caps head frayed, 3 caps tail ditto; a snag with the first Caussin lack; various accidents; gilding faded some boxes. All still significant this rare series. This edition, according to the first original high importance published between 1734 and 1737, contains 614 letter (Edition 2 volumes in 1726 are included in 134); this edition will be especially the first authorized, Pauline Simiane granddaughter Marquise entrust handwritten letters to an editor from Aix en Provence; the letters were not addressed to the Countess of Grignan were discarded. --- 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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