Oeuvres complètes de J. Delille. Nouvelle édition. Tome I-V.
Paris, L.G. Michaud, libraire-éditeur, 1824.
5 volumes: CLI,255;LIII,319; LXVIII,347,(1);337;365 p. Half calf 23.5 cm (Volume 1: introduction & 'Poésies fugitives'. Volume 2: Frontispiece, depicting a scene from Georgica III. This volume contains Vergil's Georgicon libri IV with the juxtaposed French translation of De lille, 'les Géorgiques'. It is preceded by a an introduction of 53 pages, and accompanied by notes in French. Volumes 3,4 & 5: contain the first 9 books of Vergils Aeneis with on the opposite page the French translation of Delille, 'Énéide, livres I-IX'. They have also an introduction, and accompanying notes. Volume one has a portrait of Jacques Delille, engraved by Potrelle and designed by Danloux, and a 4 page facsimile of a letter written in 1785 by Delille from Constantinople. The other 4 volumes show an engraved frontispiece and an small engraving on the title) (Volumes 1-5 of a 16 volumes set. Backs ruled gilt, and with 2 black shields; marbled covers; marbled endpapers; some wear to the extremes; the head of the spine of volume 4 & 5 is slightly chafed) (Heavy book, may require extra shipping costs)
Book number: 150545 Euro 82.00
Keywords: Antike, Dichtkunst, French literature, Latin literature, Poesie, Vergil, Vergilius, antike altertum antiquity, französische Literatur, poetry, römische Literatur