Bossuet, Jacques-Benigne.


Prononcées par ... Revûe avec soin & considérablement augmentée. Paris: Chez Desaint & Saillant 1762.
New Ed. [viii] + clxv + [iii] + 445pp. + [i] fautes a corriger. Several dec. head and tail pieces. French text. Some sporadic light browning and spotting, heavy ink mark to t.p., contemporary ink annotation to verso of last blank, contemporary ownership inscriptions dated 1808 and 1807 to verso of front f.e.p. and half title, booksellers ticket to front pastedown, ex.-libris Lilian Maud Levi, marbled and edges, upper hinge and joint cracked resulting in upper board being sl. shaken, full contemporary mottled calf with wear to corners, raised bands and dec. gilt compartments to rubbed spine with some surface cracking and without leather title label, head and tail of spine worn with some loss. J-B. Bossuet (1627-1704) was renowned as a preacher. He was born in Dijon and became bishop of Meaux. From 1670-81 he was tutor to Dauphin.
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