Les nouvelles oeuvres de Monsieur de Voiture

Paris: chez Louis Bilaine au Palais, 1665. 12mo. 130, [10] pp. Complete as issued, with the Nouvelles lettres and the Metamorphoses. Interesting title device. French sprinkled calf, joints starting; some minor foxing and stains, a tear on page 3 affecting text. Early note on flyleaf, plus a contemporary signature of Eugène de Breza on title and a bookplate (Karl Spitzweg's The Bookworm) signed by Robert J. O'Toole. Item #10340

This edition of the author's works of prose is sometimes found bound with his Les Oeuvres. Our copy, which is complete, has the tables of the first and second works here bound together, along with the privilege du Roy .

Voiture (1597-1648) was an eminent French writer. His letters were translated by John Dryden and others in the Familiar and Courtly Letters to Persons of Honour and Quality, by Mons. Voiture (London, 1701).

Price: $250.00

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