Atypical work of the 18th century, which include an exchange of letters and correspondence, an excellent small anonymous novel and a catalogue of new books
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Marquis d'Argens, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer - Lettres chinoises ou correspondance philosophique, historique et critique, entre un chinois voyageur à Paris et ses correspondans à la Chine, en Moscovie, en Perse et au Japon (volume 5 complete) - The Hague, Pierre Paupie, 1740 - 240 pages -
- Le fourbe puni ou le duel des rivales - La Haye, Chez Pierre Paupie, no name, 1741 - 181 pages -
- Supplément au catalogue des livres nouveaux François & Latins (in 4 parts)- Amsterdam, Pierre Mortier, 1738 à 1740 - 16 pages, 16 pages, 16 pages, 22 pages
Full calf binding, back damaged, flaws to the middle of the back and the top and bottom crown, good condition of the covers, dented corners - 10 * 16 cm.
Good condition inside except the front cover which tends to come loose, a few rare stains:
"Lettres chinoises ou correspondance philosophique" ; with many ornamental initials in the novel ;
"Le fourbe puni ou le duel des rivales"; excellent little anonymous novel, typical in its construction and writing of the first half of the 18th, who tells the meeting of a gentleman and a duellist, the greatest woman he had ever seen; she will eventually tell her love story and give an explanation to this curious duel..!
"Supplément au catalogue des livres nouveaux François & Latins" ; on the recent books and their characteristics..!
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