By Robert De Montesquiou-Fezensac
Paris   A Lemerre Editeur
7.5" by 5" 203, [7]pp
The first edition of Robert de Montesquiou's essay on the poetry of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.
By Robert De Montesquiou-Fezensac

1894 Felicite Etude Sur La Poesie de Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Paris   A Lemerre Editeur
7.5" by 5" 203, [7]pp
The first edition of Robert de Montesquiou's essay on the poetry of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.
£250.00
: 0.75kgs / : 785L16

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First Edition

The first edition, with the original wraps bound in. Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore. 

In the original French. 

An important essay regarding the poetry of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore. She was active during the nineteenth century and is known for her innovative volume of elegies which marked her as one of the founders of French romantic poetry. Robert de Montesquiou, the author of this work, was a Symbolist poet. This essay examines many of Desbordes-Valmore's poems and also provides an attempt to classify its inspirational motifs.

Condition

In a full cloth binding with the original wraps bound in. Externally, very smart.Light rubbing to the spine label. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly age toned due to the paper used. Pages are generally clean.

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