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Mathilde au Mont-Carmel, ou Continuation de Mathilde

In Two Volumes

By M. Vernes-De-Luze

1822 - Paris - Chez Arthus Bertrand, Libraire

6.5" by 4"; (xiv) 279pp; 329pp.

 
 


 

DETAILS

A scarce set of Mathilde au Mont-Carmel, ou Continuation de Mathilde by M.me Cottin, by M. Vernes-De-Luze.

Complete in two volumes.

Sophie Cottin (22 March 1770 - 25 August 1807) was a French writer whose novels were popular in the 19th century, and were translated into several different languages.

She wrote several romantic and historical novels including Elizabeth; or, the Exiles of Siberia (Elisabeth ou les Exil de Sibie 1806), a "wildly romantic but irreproachably moral tale" , according to Nuttall's Encyclopaedia. She also published Claire d'Albe (1799), Malvina (1801), Amelie de Mansfield (1803), Mathilde (1805), set in the crusades and a prose-poem, La Prise de Jericho.

CONDITION

In half calf leather bindings with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. There is a bookplate to the front pastedown in both volumes. Overall: GOOD.

 


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