Paris: Claude Barbin, 1692.
Seconde edition, augmentée …. [x], 249 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. New, Fashionable Words. 19th-century mottled calf, gilt spine. Extremities lightly rubbed, otherwise near fine. Pencil inscription on ffep "Janet Greg Post 1918 from W.S.P." Item #268184
Second edtion (same year as the first). enlarged by the addition of several more new words and a “Lettre sur les Mots à la mode”.
Calliières was a member of the Academie Française, a diplomat, and the author of a classic of diplomacy,“De la manière de négocier avec de souverains” (The practice of diplomacy), as well as three delightful works on French usage.
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