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RACINE, Jean (1639--1699)
[Works. 1702]
Œuvres de Racine. Tome premier. (... second.)
A Paris chez Pierre Trabouillet, 1702.
2 vols ; 16.5 cm. (12º)
I: [12], 468 p. : add. engr. t.-p., [6] pl.
II: [12], 516 p. : add. engr. t.-p., [6] pl.

Volume II has imprint: 'A Paris: par la Compagnie des Libraires'. The engraved illustrations include additional engraved title-pages in vol. I reading 'Tragedies De Racine' and in vol. II 'Œvvres De Racine Tome Second'. Contents: vol. I: La Thébaïde, ou, les frères ennemis. Alexandre le Grand. Andromaque. Brittanicus. Bérénice. Les plaideurs. Discours prononcé a l'Academie françoise, à la reception de Mrs Corneille et de Bergeret, le deuxième janvier 1685. Idylle sur la paix -- vol. II: Bajazet. Mithridate. Iphigénie. Phèdre. Esther. Athalie. Cantiques spirituels.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpapers of both volumes: John Soane. Inscribed on title-page and final page of both volumes: Henry Dantigny. Verso of vol. I front free-end inscribed in red pencil GK and F[?]; front free-endpaper of vol. II inscribed faintly in pencil with numbers from 1 to 31, in a childish hand.

Binding C18th calf, gilt-tooled spines, maroon morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 413


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