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RACINE, Jean (1639--1699)
[Works. 1682]
Oeuvres de Racine. Tome premier. Suivant la copie imprimé a Paris.
[Amsterdam?]: [Abraham Wolfgang?], 1682.
1 vol. [ex 2] ; 13.1 cm. (12º)
I: [12]; 69, [3]; 70, [2]; 71, [1]; 82, [2]; 67, [1] p. : add. engr. t.-pl., [5] pl.
II:

Volume I only of a two-volume collected edition of the plays of Racine. Printer's woodcut device of a fox and the bee’s nest with motto 'Qværendo', i.e. Abraham Wolfgang (cf. Delalain). Each play is separately paginated, with its own additional engraved title-page and letterpress title-page dated between 1678 and 1683, but the register is continuous and includes the engraved leaves. Contents: Tome I. La Thebaïde, ou Les freres ennemis (1683). Alexandre le Grand (1678). Andromaque (1683). Britannicus (1682). Les plaideurs (1678).

Binding Late C17th(?) sprinkled calf, gilt-tooled spine compartments with centre lozenge and corner triangles, direct-lettered spine-title.

Reference Number 966


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