Marie de Rabutin-Chantal de Sévigné - Lettres de la Marquise de Sévigné à sa fille et à ses amis​ [Reliures Thomas de Bosmele] - 1861

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Marie de Rabutin-Chantal de Sévigné - Lettres de la Marquise de Sévigné à sa fille et à ses amis​ [Reliures Thomas de Bosmele] - 1861
Boekbanden, Genealogie, Literatuur - Aantal: 7 - Boek

7 volumes containing 926 letters of the correspondence of the Marquise de Sévigné, coated in bindings signed Niédrée, decorated on the first plates of the initials surmounted by a crown of the Baron of [Pierre Thomas de] Bosmelet after the ex-dono on the guard of volume 2 (see photo)

New edition, review with historical and genealogical notes published by Joseph Techener (French bibliophile and recognized publisher), given by Silvestre de Sacy, and dedicated to the Empress Eugénie (1826-1920) of the famous correspondence of the Marquise de Sévigné which tells us a lot about the backstage of the monarchy, the after-dinners and the treacheries of the court , pettiness and death, news stories, culture...

Bindings signed Niédrée, executed in icy fawn calf, back with nerves decorated with a rich décor in the style of the eighteenth century with golden irons, triple net of enc. on the dishes, all golden slices on mottling.

A decorative set. Sturdy bindings. The leather of volumes 3 and 6 is a little worn; small tears without gaps to the 2 caps (volumes 6 and 7) without gravity. Significant water stains in volumes 3 and 6 (see photos). The edges of the guard sheets of volumes 6 and 7 a little cropped. Scattered foxing. Sold as is.

:Sévigné (de) Marie de Rabutin-Chantal

Lettres de Marie De Rabutin-Chantal MARQUISE DE SEVIGNE à sa fille et à ses amis. Edition reviewed and published by M.U. Silvestre de Sacy.

:Paris, J. Techener, 1861. Octavo (11.5 x 18 cm),
7/11 volumes of XXXIX-499pp. + 495pp. + 495pp. + 494pp. + 491pp. + 498pp. + 537pp. + Missing volumes 8,9,10 and 11.



Prestigious provenance from the Thomas du Fossé de Bosmelet family library Bookcase.
which testifies "de la véritable dévotion qui s’est perpétuée dans la famille jusqu’au XXe siècle à
l’égard de son passé janséniste et principalement autour de Pierre Thomas du Fossé". Pierre is
an author and scholar, French theologian, who participated in the translation of the Holy Bible called “
de Port-Royal” with Louis-Isaac Lemaître de Sacy. Augustus' son, Antoine Auguste Thomas,
will inherit the castle of Bosmelet, which will remain in the family until April 2016, when Alain Germain,
director, becomes owner of the castle.

Kavelgegevens
Object
Boek
Aantal boeken
7
Onderwerp
Boekbanden, Genealogie, Literatuur
Auteur/ Illustrator
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal de Sévigné
Boektitel
Lettres de la Marquise de Sévigné à sa fille et à ses amis​ [Reliures Thomas de Bosmele]
Staat
Goed
Publicatiejaar oudste item
1861
Druk
Herdruk
Taal
Frans
Oorspronkelijke taal
Ja
Band
Leder
Aantal pagina‘s.
499
Afmetingen
18×12 cm
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