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VOITURE, Vincent (1597--1648)
Lettres et autres oeuvres de Monsieur de Voiture. Nouvelle edition plus complette que les precedentes, & augmentée de la suitte & de la conclusion de l'Histoire d'Alcidalis et de Zelide. Tom. I. (II.)
A Amsterdam chez Pierre Mortier, 1709.
2 vols ; 16.0 cm. (12º)
I: [18], 428, [4] p., add. engr. t.-pl., engr. frontis. port.
II: [2], 471, [9] p.

Originally published in 1697. Edited by E.M. Pinchesne. Includes 'Suitte Et Conclusion De L'Histoire D'Alcidalis Et De Zelide. Commencée par Monsieur de Voiture, & acheveé [sic] par le Sieur Des-Barres', vol. II, pp. 337--471. The text of the 'Suitte' is that of the edition of F. Mauger in 1668.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 2s., 24 November 1808. (Spiers Box). Volume I front free-endpaper inscribed in pencil 2 vols. 2/-. Front free-endpapers of both volumes inscribed in ink Bayes Cotton. Bayes Cotton of Kenilworth (1757--1827) was the son of Thomas Cotton (1710--1797) and Rebecca Bayes (1717--1799), the sister of Thomas Bayes F.R.S. (1701--1761), the non-conformist minister and mathematician.

Binding C18th sprinkled calf, gilt-panelled spine, blind-lettered spine title [or lost spine-label?], gilt-lettered volume numbers on black-stained background.

Reference Number 992


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