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Pierre Simon BALLANCHE
Antigone
First illustrated edition and mention of second edition after the original, published in 1815 by the same publisher. 6 figures a Broth antique engraved by Baquoy. Beautiful print on Velin and elegant typographic realization of Didot.Plein green morocco long contemporary grains. spine 4-board nerves, decorated 3-piece Dining, multiple rollers, nets, etc. Title and date browned. Flat cold-stamped with a central medallion Restoration; 4 wide angle irons connected by three nets coaching. Fine copy, very fresh, spots on serpentes and in the margins of engravings. Beautiful binding unsigned master. Roman philosophical and poetic greeted by Chateaubriand which was Ballanche friend. Ballanche while respecting the Greek myth of Antigone is a Christian heroine. More than a novel, it is a kind of prose poem in the style of the Martyrs of Chateaubriand, in which Ballanche replaces the inexorable destiny revenge. Antigone is one of the element of social Palingénésie Ballanche where humanist progresses through trials and expiations.Ex-Libris Library Courbonne. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! De l'imprimerie de Didot L'aîné Paris 1819 Grd. in 8 (14,5x23cm) 328pp. relié
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet
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