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RACINE, Jean (1639--1699)
[Works. 1825]
Oeuvres complètes de J. Racine avec les notes de tous les commentateurs. Quatrième édition publiée par L. Aimé-Martin. Tome I. (- VII.).
A Paris chez Lefèvre, libraire, 1825.
7 vols ; 21.1 cm. (8º)
I: [4], 587, [1] p., engr. frontis. port.
II: [4], 519, [1] p.
III: [4], 543, [1] p.
IV: [4], 390 p.
V: [4], 484 p.
VI: [4], 526 p.
VII: [4], 446, [2] p.

Lefèvre published Aimé-Martin's first edition of the works in 1820. Half-title with series title 'Collection Des Classiques François', with imprint on verso 'Imprimerie De Jules Didot Aíné, Imprimeur Du Roi'. Includes a life of the author by Louis Racine. The frontispiece portrait of Racine in vol. VII is by Barthélemy Joseph Fulcran Roger.

Copy Notes Bought from Boone for £3 3s., 21 December 1829. (Archives 7/14/1 Books). The portrait of Racine is misbound in vol. VII.

Binding C19th diced russia, thin gilt roll-tooled borders, gilt double-ruled spine and lettering, marbled edges. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for £1 15s., 5 January 1830. (Archives 7/14/40, book binding). Uniform with the companion set of Corneille bound at the same date (q.v.).

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