Oeuvres de M. Palissot, lecteur de S.A.S. Mgr. le Duc d'Orléans.

Paris: De l'imprimerie de monsieur, 1788. Nouvelle edition, revue et corrigée. Large 8vo. 4 volumes: (4), vii, 517, (2, table and errata); (4), 528, (2, table and errata); (4), 537; (4), 525, (3, table and errata) pp. Frontispiece portrait of the author in volume one and 18 engraved plates. Palissot (1730-1814) was an 18th-century French playwright who published most of his important work during the third quarter of that century, best known as a chief proponent of the counter-enlightenment and critic of Diderot and Rousseau. Brunet, vol. IV, P. 320. Graesse, vol. V, p. 107. Old repairs to several spine ends, others a little chipped, else a very good, wide-margined copy. Contemporary sprinkled calf (rubbed), gilt, marbled endpapers, leather labels and gilt ornaments between raised bands on spine, all edges gilt. (#5967). Item #58786

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