BOILEAU, Nicolas.

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BOILEAU, Nicolas.
Satires by Mr. D***. Second edition. Paris, Claude Barbin, 1667. In-12 (140 x 87 mm) of 6, 71 pp.; soft vellum (contemporary binding). Second edition of the famous Satires de Boileau. "Edition different, as text, from the original. Numerous corrections and variants. Can be considered a "second original" " (Magne). This copy also contains, bound at the end: IDEM. Satires... Fourth edition. Paris, Louis Billaine, Denis Thierry, Frédéric Léonard, Claude Barbin, 1668. In-12, d'un feuillet de titre, 14 pp., 1 f. de privilège. Original edition of the eighth satire. "According to Le Petit, this edition is often bound following the 2nd edition of the Satires. It is printed in smaller print" (Tchemerzine). Rare copy in contemporary binding. A few stains, 8th satire with a few leaves spawned in the margin; wear and tear on the binding. Tchemerzine-Scheler, I, 736; Magne, 74:18.
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