The Works of Theophilus
Divided into three parts.
First part containing the Immortality of the Soul, with several other parts.
The second, the Tragedies.
And the third, the pieces he made while in prison.
Dedicated to the beautiful spirits of this time.
Place, publisher, date: In Paris, at Antoine de Sommaville, 1661
Treaty of Immortality
To the Roy on his exile, Odes, Sonnets, etc.
Pyramus and Thisbe
Request of Théophile au Roy
Author: Théophile de Viau (1590-1626) is defined as a baroque and libertine author. The most widely read poet of the 17th century, he was forgotten following the criticism of the Classics, before being rediscovered by Théophile Gautier.
Among his most important works are:
Pyramus and Thisbe; Treatise on the Immortality of the Soul; Sylvie's House, etc.
Illustrations: vignette and banners,
Binding: full brown calfskin, spine adorned with boxes with gilt fleurons, speckled edges.
Format: in-12, 8 x 13.5 cm.
Number of pages: 266-282pp.
Condition: spine rubbed, joint split at the foot, crowns torn off, corners blunted, tunnel of verses (p. 145-229) not altering the text.