Lot n° 182
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Labé, Louise]. - Works of Louise Labé published... - Lot 182 - Crait + Müller
Labé, Louise]. - Works of Louise Labé published by Charles Boy. Paris, Alph. Lemerre, 1887. 2 volumes in-12, bound in full jansenist midnight blue morocco, gilt title and tomaison, double fillet on the edges, double gilt fillet inside and double roulette, gilt edges (Rel. Stroobants) - stain on the first cover of the second volume - [2 ff.], III, 204 pp., [1 f.] ; [2 ff.], 173 pp., [2 pp.] Edition given after that of Jean de Tournes in 1556 (his second edition). The text in volume I is followed by the author's will, the bibliography and notes and variants. Volume II is devoted to "recherches sur la vie et les oeuvres de Louise Labé" and gives notices on 14 of L. Labé's contemporaries, on the Labes, on the Bourges family and on Gabrielle de Saconay and Calvin. Beautiful edition free of foxing.
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