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LOUVET DE COUVRAY, Jean-Baptiste (1760--1797)
[Émilie de Varmont. 1791. Another issue]
Émilie de Varmont, ou le divorce nécessaire, et les amours du curé Sévin. Par l'auteur de Faublas. Tome premier.
A Paris chez Bailly, libraire, et chez les marchands de nouveautés, 1791.
1 vol. [ex 3] ; 14.2 cm. (12º)
I: 160 p., frontis.
II:
III:

'L'Auteur de Faublas' = Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvray. Another edition was issued in the same year with the text re-set page for page (q.v.; priority of issue not known). This edition has a swelled rule above the imprint date and Bailly's address reading 'vis-à-vis la Barriere des Sergens. ...', and the leaf A3 head-piece shows two putti reading a book.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting vols II and III. Volume I only is bound after part 13 in vol. VII of Vie et amours du Chevalier de Faublas, 1790 (q.v.). A few MS. translations in pencil passim, in Soane's hand.

Binding Bound in original grey paper covers, spine-titles and volume numbers in ink.

Reference Number 412


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