BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE (Jacques (sic) Henri) Paul and Virginie
Lausanne, J. M…
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BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE (Jacques (sic) Henri)

Paul and Virginie Lausanne, J. Mourer, MDCCLXXXVIII. In 8°. 294 pages. Modern binding, pastiche of an 18th-century binding. Full midnight blue chagrin binding. Spine ribbed, decorated with gilt irons and fleurons. Work followed by : Jacq. Bern. Henri de SAINT PIERRE : La Chaumière indienne. De l'Imprimerie de Monsieur, à Paris, Chez Firmin Didot, 1791. Ex libris on first flyleaf. "Very rare edition, of which Toinet knew of only three copies. Genuine first separate edition, probably clandestine, at least unofficial." Ryckebusch I, 683. [Paul Toinet: Paul et Virginie, Repertoire bibliographique et iconographique. Paris, Maisonneuve et Larose, 1968, Number 2].

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BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE (Jacques (sic) Henri)

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