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Oeuvres du Philosophe

De Sans-Souci

Derniere Edition Enrichie de Variantes

By [King Frederick II of Prussia]

1762 - Leipsig - Henri Louis Broenner

7" by 4"; xviii, 383pp; vi, 400pp

 

DETAILS

A work of philosophy by King Frederick II of Prussia.

This work is a mixture of prose philosophical writings and poetry.

Complete in two volumes.

In the original French.

Scarce to be complete in two volume set.

With a frontispiece to volume I, illustrated title pages to both and numerous vignettes and ornaments throughout.

These musings were written by Frederick the Great at Sans-Souci, his summer palace. The location of this palace is at Potsdam, near Berlin.  

CONDITION

In uniform full calf bindings with gilt stamping to spines. Externally, generally smart with rubbing to the spines, resulting in some loss to the head and tail of volume I. Front joint to volume I is starting but firm. Small crack to head of rear joint to volume II. Handling marks to boards. Front hinge to volume I is slightly strained but firm. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound. Some offsetting to first few pages to both volumes. Occasional annotation by prior owner to both volumes, mostly underlining and notes to margins. Does not affect text. Pages are slightly age toned with the odd spot throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.


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