§ BLIN DE SAINMORE (Adrien-Michel-Hyacinthe). Heroes or Letters in verse, new edition, revised, corrected, augmented & decorated with engravings. Paris, Jorry, 1767.
In-8 marbled calf, smooth spine decorated, title p., red tr. (contemporary binding). 1]-32-71-40 pp.
Volume I of the Miscellaneous Works published in 1775 in 2 vols. It includes the Letters of Biblis (1767), the Letters of Sapho to Phaon (1766), the Letters of Gabrielle d'Etrées(sic) to Henry IV (1767) and the Letter of John Calas to his children (1767). The illustration consists of 4 figures by Gravelot and Eisen engraved by Aliamet, Rousseau and de Ghendt and 4 headings and 4 culs-de-lampe of Eisen and Choffard engraved by de Longueil, de Ghendt, Massard, Aliamet.
Upper cap damaged, corners worn, some small rubbed.
Ex-libris Grace Whitney Hoff (n°399 of her library catalogue). (Cohen 156.)
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