Oeuvres de Jean-Baptiste Rousseau [FOUR VOLUME SET].  
  Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée sur les manuscrits de l`auteur, et conforme à l`édition in-4º. donnée par M. Seguy.  

Author Rousseau, Jean Baptiste
Place of Publication Paris
Publication Name Remont Libraire / Poignée Imprimeur
Year 1795
Language(s) French
RARE COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET of poetry, letters and comedies by Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1671-1741), an outstanding French poet famous for his Odes, versions of the Psalms, epigrams and versified epistles; he is also credited with creating a new poetic genre, the cantata. All volumes contain b&w plates. [VOL.I]: Odes (Livre I,II,III&IV); Odes en Musique, ou cantates allégoriques. [VOL.II]: Épitres (Livres I&II); Allégories (Livre I&II); Épigrammes (Liv.I&II); Poésies Diverses; Poésie en Musique. [VOL.III]: Le Flateur; Le Capricieux; Les Ayeux Chimériques. [VOL.IV]: Letters I-LXVIII. [ALL VOLUMES]: 215x135mm. [300]+[398]+[414]+[350] pages. Dark-blue board Hardcover with gilt spine. Cover slightly stained and rubbed. Cover corners and edges, and spine edges bumped and peeling. Ex-libris sticker on front inner cover. Pages rough-cut as published (pages of vols.III&IV uncut). Spine of vols.I,III&IV stained. Pages yellowing and slightly age-stained. [VOL.I]: Rear cover scratched. Author`s portrait on frontispiece. Front inner cover inner edge stained. Spine front hinge rubbed. Pages 291-298 edge wrinkled. [VOL.II]: Spine front hinge bottom edge cracked. [VOL.III]: Spine front hinge partly cracked. [VOLS.III&IV]: Contents page upper edge slightly torn - NO damage to text. [SUMMARY]: These rare four volumes by the eminent French poet, whom Voltaire considered his worst enemy, are otherwise in good condition.
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