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Voyage de messieurs Bachaumont et La Chapelle

Auquel on a joint les Poesies du Chevalier de Cailly, la Relation de Campagnes de Rocroi et de Fribourg, et les Visionnaires, Comedie de Jean-des-Marets de l'Academie Francoise: toutes Pieces excellentes qui etoient devenues fort rares.

By Claude Emmanuel Lhuillier Chapelle and Franois Le Coigneux of Bachaumont

1708 - Amsterdam - Pierre de Coup

6" by 4", xiv, 478pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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Voyage de messieurs Bachaumont et La Chapelle is a scarce early 18th century edition of travel writing in verse and prose. Including the poems by the Knight of Cailly, descriptions of the campaigns against the Spanish at Rocroi and Fribourg and the play, Les Visionnaires by des Marests.

In French.

Claude Emmanuel Lhuillier, known as La Chapelle (1626-1686) was a French poet and man of letters. Pupil of Pierre Gassendi to whom he owes his Epicurean philosophy. Also a friend of Molire, Cyrano de Bergerac, Francois Bernier, La Fontaine, Racine, Boileau and frequented the salon of Marguerite Pit. He was among the libertines of the second half of the seventeenth century.

He wrote short poems in the satirical style. His best known work is Voyage de messieurs Bachaumont et La Chapelle in prose and verse, written in collaboration with Bachaumont, the curious history and travel lover. The story of their travels in Provence and Languedoc. A fun and easy collection of this poetry and prose, dictated by the pleasure and indolence.

Franois Le Coigneux of Bachaumont (1624 -1702) was a French poet.

With previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown.

CONDITION

In original speckled calf binding. Externally, generally smart but with some wear to extremities and slight loss to tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright but with some marginal offsetting to endpapers but with slight scattered spotting and handling marks and slight foxing to title page.

Overall: VERY GOOD


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