Princeton University Library Catalog

La nouvelle Héloïse, ou, Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes / recueillies et publiées par J.J. Rousseau.

Author:
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778 [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
French
Published/​Created:
Londres [i.e. Paris] : [Cazin], 1781.
Description:
7 volumes : 12 illustrations (etchings) ; 13 cm (18mo)
Notes:
  • In this edition there is no statement 'Edition de Cazin' below the frontispiece of vol. 1. On the title page of vol. 1 the "T" of "Tome premier" is below the "a" in "par."
  • The imprint is false; printed in Paris by Cazin. Cf. Lewine.
  • The etchings are by Delvaux after designs by Moreau le Jeune.
  • Vol. 1: [4], lxiij, [1], 144 p., [2] leaves of plates; v. 2: [4], 211, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates; v. 3: [4], 256 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 4: [4], 199, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 5: [4], 273, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 6: [4], 248 p., [2] leaves of plates; v. 7: [4], 264 p., [3] leaves of plates.
Binding note:
Princeton copy: In 19th century yellow boards with blue endpapers and matching blue text guards, underneath which the edges are gilt; black morocco labels on spines, with matching shield-shaped numbering pieces and black morocco label at foot of spine labeled "Deschamps."
Provenance:
Princeton copy: From the library of Emile Deschamps de Saint-Armand (1791-1871), bibliophile and French romantic poet.
References:
  • Lewine, J. Bibliography of eighteenth century art and illustrated books, p. 476
  • ESTC, T231882
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Early works.
Place name(s):
France Paris.
Half-title:
  • Julie, ou la nouvelle Héloïse
OCLC:
316621079
Engraver:
Illustrator:
Printer:
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