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[FRENCH LITERATURE]. Tableau de la litterature francaise pendant le dix-huitieme siecle.

Paris et London. Colburn, 1813. First edition.
8vo. 196pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, joints starting. Marbled endpapers, early inked ownership inscription and manuscript annotations to front blank fly-leaf, scattered foxing.
The first edition of an account of the progress of French literature in the eighteenth century, with reference to numerous notable authors, including, inter alia, Fenelon, Fontenelle, and Voltaire.
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 24024