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GALIANI, Ferdinando.

Correspondance.

Avec Madame d'Épinay Madame Necker, Madame Geoffrin, etc. ; Diderot, Grimm, d'Alembert, de Sartine, d'Holbach, etc. : entièrement rétablié d'après les autographes ; augmentée de tous les passages suprimés et d'un grand nombre de lettres inédites / avec une étude sur la vie et les œuvres de Galiani par Lucien Perey et Gaston Maugras.

Paris: C. Lévy, 1881 Stock Code: 127731
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The second published collection of Galiani's collected correspondence, following the first published in 1818, with this edition including extensive new material. No other edition followed for another century. Galiani, a leading figure of the Italian enlightenment, was in correspondence with many of his French contemporaries, with his letters displaying great literary merit.

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Description

2 volumes, octavo (211 x 131 mm). Contemporary half vellum, brown morocco labels to spine, brown paper sides.

Illustrations

Portrait frontispiece with tissue-guard.

Condition

Library shelf marks to spine, endpapers and title pages. Lightly rubbed, chip to head of rear joint of vol. I, foxed, some page corners lightly creased. A very good set.

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