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Select Eulogies of Members of the French Academy, with Notes
Translated from the French with a preface and additional notes by J. Aikin. 2 vols. Half-calf and marbled boards, spines gilt, black leather lettering pieces on spines.
First edition of thie collection of eloges, including those of J.B. Massillon, Abbe St. Pierre, Bossuet, Boileau-Despreaux, Flechier, Lamotte, Charles Perrault, Abbe Fleury, Destouches, and Crebillon.
John Aikin (1747-1822), "is better known as a man of letters than as a physician. His elegant scholarship gave a natural polish to all that he wrote.
Fine and tall set.
Alembert, Jean Le Rond d'
Jan. 1, 1799
MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Book; QUANTITY: 2 vols.
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