Second edition, corrected and enlarged. Full paneled calf leather. (16), 26, clxvii, (4), 248 pp. With a frontis portrait and one illustration in text. A collection of letters and short essays by Charles Saint-Evremond, including: The Duke of Longueville's Retreat to his Government of Normandy, the Character of the Countess D'Olonne, several letters to Madam on various topics, of pleasures, reflections on the genius of the Romans, A Letter to the Marquis de Crequi, several letters to the Count de Lionne, etc. Charles Saint-Evremond was a French soldier and essayist, serving with some distinction in the Thirty Years' War. He went into exile due to his views of the French government, spending his life in England. He is buried in Westminster Abbey. (see Wikipedia). FAIR condition. Front cover tenuously attached to the binding, with some splitting and cracking along the rear hinge. General fading and some scuffing. Extremities scuffed and worn, with minor chipping and loss to the leather. Browning and offsetting to the endpapers. Small ownership signature. Text block solid, with a few stray marginal lines and scattered minor staining. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Works of Monsieur St. Evremond, made ...
Publisher: Printed for J and J Knapton (etc.).
Publication Date: 1728
Book Condition: Fair
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