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SIMONDE DE SISMONDI, Jean Charles L.

De la littérature du midi de l'Europe.

Treuttel & Würtz; and Strasbourg, Paris , 1813 Stock Code: 102671
£750.00
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Notes

First edition of Sismondi's survey of Italian, Provençal, Spanish, and Portuguese literature, which established him among the initiators of French Romanticism.

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Description

4 volumes, octavo (196 x 124 mm). Contemporary English diced calf, spines with raised bands, gilt rolls over black, centre tools in blind and gilt, gilt-lettered direct in second, third, and fourth compartments, sides with two-line gilt rules, board edges decoratively gilt, brown endpapers, marbled edges.

Illustrations

With half-titles.

Condition

Ownership inscriptions of Anna Maria Bethell (d. 1861), of 43 Upper Grosvenor Street. Lightly rubbed, occasional spotting, a handsome set in an attractive contemporary binding.

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