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CONSTANT DE REBECQUE, Samuel de (1729--1800)
Laure, ou lettres de quelques personnes de Suisse. Tome premier (- cinquième).
A Londres [i.e. Paris?]: [Edition de Cazin], 1787.
5 vols ; 12.5 cm. (12º)
I: XXIV, 299, [1] p., engr. frontis.
II: 318 p., engr. frontis.
III: 298 p., engr. frontis.
IV: 312 p., engr. frontis.
V: 303, [1] p., engr. frontis.

Anonymous. By François Marc Samuel de Constant de Rebecque. At foot of frontispiece to vol. I: 'Edition de Cazin'. The imprint is false; possibly printed in Paris. Engravings by C. Frussotte after Balthasar Anton Dunker. See C.A. Brissart-Binet, Cazin: sa vie et ses éditions, par un Cazinophile (Cazinopolis [i.e. Reims] 1877), p. 145. ESTC t130466.

Copy Notes Uniformly bound and presumably acquired by Soane at the same time as copies of the 'Edition de Cazin' of the Chef-d'oeuvres dramatiques de P. & T. Corneille, 5 vols, 1791 (q.v.), and separate editions of the letters of Abelard and Heloise, 2 vols, 1816 (q.v.) and the works of Racine, 5 vols, 1819 (q.v.).

Binding C19th Spanish style mottled hairsheep, gilt French fillet borders, gilt-tooled spines, black spine-labels, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.

Reference Number 3753


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