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Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
Causeries du Lundi
Paris, Garnier Freres, 1868-70. Leather. Paris: Garnier Freres, 1868-70. Leather. Very Good Indeed. 7" by 4.5". None. A beautifully bound fifth edition of Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve's influential collection of literary critic column, published in 'Le Constitutionnel&apos. In the original French. The fifth edition of this work. In the original French. Incomplete in fifteen volumes, lacking volume XIV, though table volume is present. 'Causeries du Lundi' is a series of topical columns, that were originally published from 1849 in the newspaper 'Le Costitutionnel&apos. The columns were published from October 1849 to November 1852, and September 1861 to January 1867. The columns were ruminations on authors and their works, with a particular focus on French literature. The work secured Saint-Beuve's reputation as one of the most important French critics of his time. Written by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, a noted literary critic of French literature. He is also best known for 'Port-Royal', an exhaustive history on the Jansenist abbey of Port-Royal-des-Champs, and is considered to be his masterpiece. Undated, dated from Jisc from a copy held at the University of Cambridge Libraries. In a quarter morocco binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, smart. Very light marks to the boards. A little rubbing to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned as usual with this paper. Very Good Indeed . Ill.: None. Very Good Indeed .
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]

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