FONTANES: Le verger, poëme. Ghent, Goefin,... - Lot 68 - Osenat

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FONTANES: Le verger, poëme. Ghent, Goefin,... - Lot 68 - Osenat
FONTANES: Le verger, poëme. Ghent, Goefin, 1791. 66 pp. bound with: Le Lépreux de la Cité d'Aoste...Michaud, 1817, 70 pp. i.e. two works bound in 1 vol. in-12 contemporary hardback (very worn, spine missing, slight rubbing) Fontanes (Niort 1757 - Paris 1821) wrote little verse, but his poetry, pure and graceful, recalls in some respects that of Racine. Le Verger includes allusions to his native province (surroundings of Niort, Lusignan etc.) as well as to the Mont-Blanc massif, where the author stayed in 1787. A fine copy. Quérard III, 152; Cioranescu, 29018. From the Grandsire Library.
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