BERNARD (Pierre Joseph). L'art d'aimer, Phrosine et Mélidore et Poésies diverses.

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BERNARD (Pierre Joseph). L'art d'aimer, Phrosine et Mélidore et Poésies diverses.
BERNARD (Pierre Joseph). L'art d'aimer, Phrosine et Mélidore et Poésies diverses. In Paris, at the expense of the partners, 1775. In-8, 202 p., [2] f. (approb. and table), contemporary marbled fawn basane, smooth spine decorated, black title-piece, triple gilt fillet to the boards, marbled edges (2 corners rubbed, qqs. scratches to the boards, one corner missing in the margin of the false title, old signature cut to the title).

Attached : - BOUFLERS (Stanislas). OEuvres. In Paris, chez L. Pelletier, An XI. In-8, [1] portrait of the author, VIII-352 p., half tan basane, small green vellum corners, smooth spine, garnet colored title, speckled edges (spine rubbed).

Copy enriched with a handwritten ex-dono: to the citizen minister from the author.

Enclosed : - [DU BOCAGE (Anne-Marie)]. Le paradis terrestre, poem. In London, s.n., 1748. In-8, VI-121 p., in a dummy collection, post 18th c. tan calf, 5-ribbed spine, garnet morocco title-piece, ornate caissons, red edges (snagging of the headpieces, rubbed corners, small stains on the upper cover).

Preceded by : - HENAULT (C.-J.-F.)]. François II, King of France. In five acts. S.l., s.n., 1747. [11] f., 150 p., [1] f.; and of : - JOURDAN (Jean-Baptiste)]. Lettre à M. de Fontenelle, contenant un parallèle en abrégé de la tragédie de Venise sauvée A Paris, de l'Imp. de Ballard fils, 1747. [2] f., 32 p. (spotting on the title).

Edition of the Paradis terrestre by Madame Du Bocage, at the fictitious address of London, published in Rouen by Jacques-Nicolas Besongne. Illustration engraved on copperplate by Louise de Montigny, including a frontispiece and vignettes after Jean-Baptiste-Marie Pierre and Gravelot; typogr. headbands and tailpieces, woodcuts and lettering.

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