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Claude de MALLEVILLE Nouvelles poesies et prose galantes


Nouvelles poesies et prose galantes

Chez Estienne Loyson, A Paris 1661, In-12 (8x14,5cm), (4) 352pp. (10), relié.

Third posthumous edition of the works of Malleville, adorned with a frontispiece. This reception appeared for the first time in 1649. Absent at Brunet and Querard.
Binding in full glossy blond calf XVIII. Back with nerves adorned with 5 florets. title label in red morocco.
Ex libris of the twentieth JC Courbin. 4 glued butterflies, pamphlets from Malleville's collections of poetry.
Collection composed of sonnets, elegies, rondeaux, madrigals and epigrams. Malleville occupies an important place in the Precious movement and was one of the masters of love poetry. "His style, abundant in images and points, was very much admired by the Precious, in fact, it represents an original effort to try to reconcile the purism of the school of Malherbe [...] and the subtleties of Marinism." Dictionary of Literatures.

260 €

Réf : 67096



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