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Corinne ou L'Italie

By Madame la Baronne de Stael

1853 - Paris - Victor Lecou

11" by 7", 591pp plus plates

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

DETAILS

A novel by Madame de Stael.

In French.

Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein (22 April 1766 14 July 1817), commonly known as Madame de Stael, was a French-speaking Swiss author living in Paris and abroad. She influenced literary tastes in Europe at the turn of the 19th century.

This story recounts the doomed love between Corinne, a poetess living in Italy who is creative, inspired, and passionate, and a Scottish aristocrat, Lord Oswald Nelvil, melancholy and reserved. The plot is built upon the antithesis between the supposed characteristics of northern and southern Europeans. the book also contains much informed comment on the art and architecture of Italy. [Oxford Companion to French Literature]

With numerous plates and in-text illustrations, and an illustration to title page. Also with decorative head and tail pieces.

CONDITION

Expertly rebound in a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the occasional small spot.

Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED


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