Book bringing together two literary currents of the 18th century: the praise of nature and the dialogues with the dead; illustrated with a frontispiece
|Publication year oldest item:||1724|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Bernard de Bovier de Fontenelle|
|Book Title:||Oeuvres Diverses de Fontenelle|
|Number of Books:||1|
|Subject:||Art (general), Poetry|
Bernard de Bovier de Fontenelle - Œuvres Diverses de M. de Fontenelle - Brunet, Paris, 1724 - Binding in full brown leather of the time Spine with 5 raised bands Compartments with gilded flowers Marbled edges - 549p - 13 x 20 cm
This book is part of the work of Fontenelle, French academician, also known for his poems on nature as for his dialogues with the dead, two extremely in vogue literary styles in the 18th century.
This volume 2 (of 2) contains Poésies Pastorales, le Discours sur la Nature as well as Digressions avec les Anciens.
This edition is adorned with a beautiful frontispiece, representing a cherub and Pan, as well as headbands and end pieces.
Work in average condition - crown in foot restored - leaves misaligned, however strong - fresh inside - second cover damaged - missing the title label.
The pictures are part of the description.
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