Épitres, Satires, Contes, Odes, et Pieces Fugitives, du Poete Philosophe....
Londres (London, but probably Geneva, 1771. Full calf, 8 inches tall. A superb 18th century full calf with gilt raised bands, red label and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. Speckled boards and pink edges. With the bookplate of Vane Londonderry. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses. A splendid copy of a scarce title.
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