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Oeuvres badines [12 Volumes]

Caylus [Anne Claude Phillippe, Comte de]

Published by Visse, 1787
Used Condition Fine Hardcover
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Amsterdam and Paris, 1787. 12 volumes. 8vo, 3/4 brown leather, spine gilt in six compartments. Half-titles, 1 engraved portrait by Delauney jeune after Cochin, 26 engraved plates, head and tail pieces. A near fine set with some scattered rubbing and foxing and a few margins stained. He encouraged artists whose reputations were still in the making, and befriended the connoisseur and collector of prints and drawings Pierre-Jean Mariette when Mariette was only twenty-two, but his patronage was somewhat capricious. Diderot expressed this fact in an epigram in his Salon of 1765: "La mort nous a delivre du plus cruel des amateurs."[1] Caylus had quite another side to his character. He had a thorough acquaintance with the gayest and most disreputable sides of Parisian life, and left a number of more or less witty stories dealing with it. These were collected (Amsterdam, 1787) as his Oeuvres badines completes. A lovely complete set, finely bound. Bookseller Inventory # SP212


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Title: Oeuvres badines [12 Volumes]

Publisher: Visse

Publication Date: 1787

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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