Corneille and His Times.

London: Richard Bentley, 1852.

Price: $650.00

About the item

EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED by the insertion of 25 fine engraved portraits of Corneille's contemporaries, or near-contemporaries, including Racine, Milton, Louis XIV, Fontenelle, Richelieu, Voltaire, Corneille himself (Walker after Brun), et. al. xix, [i]. 463, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. Full brown morocco, covers triple gilt fillet borders, acorn and leaf cornerpieces, gilt-panelled spine with raised bands, elaborately gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, t.e.g., by ROOT. Beautiful copy. Bookplate of collector Julia Parker Wightman.

Item #32028