Lettres Choisies de Feu ... Dans lesquelles sont contenues, Plusieurs particularites Historiques, sur la Vie & la Mort des Savans de ce Siecle, sur leurs Ecrits, & sur plusiers autre choses curieuses depuis l'an 1645 jusqu'en 1672.


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Place Published: Paris
Publisher: Jean Petit
Date Published: 1688

Description: Copper engraved frontispiece portrait, woodcut title page vignette, initials, & headpieces. 432pp. 12mo. Old sprinkled calf, gilt spine. Paris, 1688. Very good (+).

Comments: An early edition, not in Brunet, published only 16 years after the author's death. In writing of Patin's correspondence, Packard noted that Patin "did not write his letters for publication ... It is to this that ... the great value of the correspondence is due. ... Patin's correspondents were chiefly physicians who were, like him, interested in literary matters." Packard.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: French
Type: Books

Book ID: 30532

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By This Author: PATIN, Guy.
By This Publisher: Jean Petit
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