Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux; L -J -N Monmerqué; Paulin Paris - Les historiettes de Tallemant des Réau - 1854

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Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux; L -J -N Monmerqué; Paulin Paris - Les historiettes de Tallemant des Réau - 1854
Bindings, History, Literature, Militaria, Politics - Quantity: 9 - Book

Reference edition of the des “Historiettes de Tallemant des Réaux. Mémoires pour servir à l’histoire du xviie siècle.

Réalisée par Techener elle est entièrement revue sur le manuscrit original et disposé dans un nouvel ordre”.
For this edition Techener worked on the same manuscript as his predecessors Monmerqué, Member of the Institute, De Chateaugiron and Taschereau, who published 2 editions in 1833 and 1840, of which he kept the clarifications.

Bindings in half-calf with corners, spine with raised bands adorned with golden irons and cold irons.

Set in good condition. The joints of volumes 1, 7 and 9 are split, missing fragments of 8 headdresses. Fresh and clean inside.

Provenance: from the library of Pauffin with repeated heraldic ex-libris.

Author: Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux L -J -N Monmerqué; Paulin Paris
Title: Les historiettes de Tallemant des Réaux. 3rd ed. fully rev. on the original manuscript and arranged in a new one
Paris: Techner, 1854-1860. 9 vol in-8 of 22x14.5 approx. 500 pages each

In his Historiettes, Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux (1619-1692) describes the political and literary history of the seventeenth century. He talks about Henry IV, Louis XIII, Henri Jules de Bourbon-Condé... and paints portraits of writers as prestigious as: Vincent Voiture, Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, François de Malherbe, Paul Scarron, Jean de La Fontaine, Blaise Pascal, Pierre Corneille, Georges de Scudéry and Madeleine de Scudéry, Madeleine de Sablé, Madame de Sévigné or Racan.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
9
Subject
Bindings, History, Literature, Militaria, Politics
Author/ Illustrator
Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux; L -J -N Monmerqué; Paulin Paris
Book Title
Les historiettes de Tallemant des Réau
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1854
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
4500
Dimensions
22×14.5 cm
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