RACINE (Jean). Œuvres complètes... with the... - Lot 77 - Ader

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RACINE (Jean). Œuvres complètes... with the... - Lot 77 - Ader
RACINE (Jean).
Œuvres complètes... with the notes of all the commentators.
Paris : Lefèvre, 1820. - 6 volumes in-8, red half-maroquin with corners, spine ribbed and decorated, not trimmed (Duplanil).

Beautiful edition published by Louis-Aimé Martin (1781-1847). It is illustrated with a frontispiece and 12 plates, engraved on copper after Prudhon, Chaudel, Desenne, Gérard, Girodet, Launay and Moitte.

ONE OF THE EXEMPLIES ON LARGE VELIN PAPER, including the engravings in their original state. It is enriched with a portrait of Arnauld and two suites of engravings before the letter, one including a portrait of Jean Racine and 12 plates, engraved after Desenne (1819 edition), and the other 19 plates engraved after Étienne Barthélémy Garnier (1808 edition).

Superb contemporary binding signed by Duplanil.
Spine slightly faded. Scattered foxing.

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