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Book Description

12mo, 12cm, 4], [1],2-166,[2]p., engraved frontis by Eisen of putti kissing in front of a Renaissance style arch and various small head and endpieces. Contemporary plum morocco (corners slightly bumped), gilt ruled spine (a little wear to crown), compartments with central gilt star, all edges gilt, petrol blue endpapers. A small pocket edition of Claude Joseph Dorat’s charming little homage to kisses. There are twenty “Baisers” exploring kisses in many forms together with Basia by Joannes Secundus, p. [73]-101, and Imitations de plusieurs poetes latins (p. [103]-148) which has a separate divisional title page. [Stock ID: 2159 ]
Author [Dorat, Claude Joseph]. Les Baisers Suivis Du Mois De Mai, Poëme.
Date 1777.
Publisher A Genève: [s.i.],

Price: £120.00

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