[Jacques Cazotte] - Ollivier, poème. - 1763

[Jacques Cazotte] - Ollivier, poème. - 1763
Bindings, Genealogy, Heraldry, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Book

Unidentified alliance coat of arms: coats of arms belonging to Dukes of Lorraine?, the second fretty (Moy see OHR).

Binding in full marbled calfskin, smooth spine adorned with a label in red morocco and a decoration of panels adorned with flowers tooled in gold. Triple band frame on the boards, all edges red.


The clandestine first edition, anonymous and without place of publication or publisher’s name of this charming pre-romantic novel in 2 volumes (complete) composed by one of the most gracious authors of the eighteenth century, Jacques Cazotte (1729-1792) precursor of the fantasy genre with his most well-known book, Le Diable Amoureux.

Author: Jacques Cazotte

‎Olivier, Poème‎

No publisher, 1763, 2 duodecimo volumes (16.5x10.5) de [4]-195 + [4]-180 pp pp. ( Cioranescu, 16365 )

Good overall condition, sturdy binding, faded leather, missing fragments of the leather on the headcap, splits beginning to form on the raised bands, damaged corners. Fresh and clean inside despite some light signs of handling.

The coat of arms of the Dukes of Lorraine: party in 3, at the first fesse of gules and argent, the second azure semy with lys of gold and lambel of gules, the third is argent with the gold cross of Jerusalem, cantoned with four croisettes of the same, at the fourth gold with four pales gules at the fifth part azure semy with gold lys and gules at the border, at the sixth azure with a lion contourné gold, armed, langued and crowned gules, at the seventh gold with a lion of sable armed and langued in gules, at the eighth azure semy with croisettes gold and with two gold bars Over everything, gold with the gules band, charged with 3 allerions argent.

Lot details
Number of Books
Bindings, Genealogy, Heraldry, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
[Jacques Cazotte]
Book Title
Ollivier, poème.
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1st Edition
Original language
Binding/ Material
Number of pages
17×10 cm
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