RENAN (Ernest). Examen de quelques faits... - Lot 34 - Ader

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RENAN (Ernest). Examen de quelques faits... - Lot 34 - Ader
RENAN (Ernest). Examen de quelques faits relatifs à l'impératrice Faustine femme de Marc-Aurèle. Paris : Typographie de Firmin-Didot frères, fils et Cie, 1867. - In-4, havana half-basin with corners, cold filets, spine decorated, speckled edges (early 20th century binding). Rare first edition of this dissertation by Renan read in the annual public session of the five Academies on August 14, 1867. AUTOGRAPHIC ENVOITING FROM THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE, addressed to the historian William Edward Hartpole Lecky (1838-1903): "To Mr. Lecky / / affectionate remembrance / / E. Renan." Bound in suite: - BÉRENGER. Academy of moral and political sciences. Annual public session of Saturday, December 12, 1903, presided over by M. Bérenger. Paris : Typographie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1903. Letter from Bérenger on the title. The text is followed by the announcement of the prizes awarded for the year 1903 and the Historical Notice on the life and works of Mr. W. E. Gladstone by Georges Picot. On the first page of this notice is a signed autograph letter from Georges Picot to M. Lecky. - FRANQUEVILLE (Charles Franquet, count of). Notice sur la vie et les travaux du très honorable William-Edward-Hartpole Lecky membre associé de l'Institut... Read in the session of February 5, 1910. Paris : Typographie de Firmin-Didot et Cie, 1910. Hinges cracked, rubbing from use and spotting, corners dulled. Scattered foxing.
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