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CRÉBILLON, Prosper Jolyot de (1674--1762)
[Works. 1755]
Œuvres de M. de Crébillon, de l'Académie Françoise. Tome premier. (Tome second.)
A Paris de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1750 [i.e. 1755].
2 vols ; 25.0 cm. (4º)
I: xi, [1], 337, [3] p., engr. frontis., engr. port.
II: [4], 398, [4], 84 p.

According to the British Library catalogue, a 1755 reissue of the edition of 1750 (cf. Cohen/de Ricci 263), with the addition of 'Le Triumvirat Ou La Mort De Cicéron, Tragédie.' with half-title, separate pagination and register. Illustrations: frontispiece, title-page vignettes and dedication vignette engraved by Jacques Philippe Le Bas after François Boucher; portrait by Balechou after Aved. Last leaf in tome I is blank.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 18s., 9th June 1804. (Priv. Corr.E.1.14). The price inscribed in pencil on tome I front free-endpaper with Boone's cyphers. In both volumes Soane's bookplate is laid down over a wreath-and-ribbon style armorial bookplate with motto 'UT PROSIM'.

Binding C18th calf, gilt triple-ruled borders, gilt-tooled spine with floral motifs, red & brown morocco spine-labels, gilt edges, green silk bookmarks.

Reference Number 392


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