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Select Eulogies of Members of the French Academy, with Notes

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Identifier: 1999-00005

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Translated from the French with a preface and additional notes by J. Aikin. 2 vols. Half-calf and marbled boards, spines gilt, black leather lettering pieces on spines. First edition of thie collection of eloges, including those of J.B. Massillon, Abbe St. Pierre, Bossuet, Boileau-Despreaux, Flechier, Lamotte, Charles Perrault, Abbe Fleury, Destouches, and Crebillon. John Aikin (1747-1822), "is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave a natural polish to all that he wrote. Fine and tall set.

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ACQUIRED HOW OR DONOR: Purchased; ACQUIRED WHERE: Jonathan Hill Bookseller; ACQUISITION COST OR VALUE: 650.0

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Dates

  • 1799-01-01

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Extent

1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; QUANTITY: 2 vols.