Pline - Formey - Le Philosophe Payen ou Pensées de Pline; avec un Commentaire littéraire et Moral - 1759

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Pline - Formey - Le Philosophe Payen ou Pensées de Pline; avec un Commentaire littéraire et Moral - 1759
History, Literature - Quantity: 3 - Book

Ancient books from the 18th century, in good condition (see photos).
Edition and contents: First edition, three different frontispieces and 3 identical title page vignettes.
Dédicace au Prince Royal de Suède - Réflexions sur la philosophie et la morale à travers l'analyse et le commentaire des lettres de Pline, et les similitudes de sa pensée avec celle des chrétiens.

3 engravings, one frontispiece in each volume, by Nikolaas Van Frankendaal.
Plate: “La mort de Corneille”,
Plate: “La mort de Pline l'Ancien”
Plate: “Pline jugeant les chrétiens”.





Author: Pline le Jeune // Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey (1711-1797)

Edition: De Imp. D'Elie Luzac, Fils. - Leiden

Period full calfskin bindings, adorned smooth spines, mottled edges, morocco title and volume number labels, 3 lovely out of text engravings, headbands, ornamental initials, complete, clean, healthy, undamaged (see photos).


Size: 17 cm x 10 cm

Volume 1: LII + 302 pp.
Volume 2: 432 pp.
Volume 3: tables + 447 pp.




The photos complete the description.
A significant work from the 18th century containing an epistle to Mr Falkner.
These will only be shipped with a tracking number.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
History, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Pline - Formey
Book Title
Le Philosophe Payen ou Pensées de Pline; avec un Commentaire littéraire et Moral
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1759
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
388
Dimensions
17×10 cm
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