Paris: Chez Desenne [parts i-IV]; Chez l'Auteur [part V]; Chez Deveaux et Patris [Part VI], 1792 [Parts I-IV]-An IV -An VII .
Mixed issue, comprising the third edition of Part I, second edition of parts II-IV, first editions parts V-VI. Part VI signed by the publishers on verso of the title. Six parts in three. viii, 160; , 170; viii, 144; 152; 8, 152; , 170pp. 18 plates engraved by Queverdo. Wide margins, possibly large paper. 3 vols. 8vo (7 3/4 x 4 7/8 inches). Contemporary full tree calf, covers tooled in gilt with black stained border, flat spines gilt with red morocco lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, gilt edges Cohen-De Ricci, p. 283. Item #320955
Demoustier’s letters to a schoolgirl on the sometimes delicate and racy myths of the Greeks were all the rage at the end of the 18th century, and his book went through several editions. This edition not in Brunet.
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