Satires and Collected Works of Boileau 1756 antiquarian book French LitBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Book, 18th Century Books, Publisher's Bindings, Boileau, French Literature).
Satires et Oeuvres Diverses de M. Boileau Despreaux
Published 1756, Amsterdam by Henry Schelte.
398 pages. Text in French.
Publishers paper covered boards, original publisher's paper title label.
Early paper bindings of this era are very fragile and intended to be temporary. Thus they are quite uncommon.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 3/4" H x 3 1/2" W.