Paris: Jean Geofroy Nyon, 1710.
Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #040626
5 volumes, apparently all that Nyon published from the 8 Denis Thierry printed in 1709. With 20 engravings as frontis pieces for the plays, plus the general frontis and the portrait of Moliere at the start of volume 1. With a life of Moliere and commentary. Includes Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Amphitryon, L'escole des Maris, L'escole des Femmes, Le Misantrope, Tartuffe, others. Full contemporary calf, wear at corners and hinges (some of which are splitting, but the bindings are all firm), some rubbing to spine labels, but an attractive set. Worming to the top edge of the first third of volume 4, occasionally obscuring letters in the running title and the edge of a few illustrations. Attractive engraved bookplate of Bernardine Murphy (likely the Countess) on the endpaper in volume 1. Size: Octavo (8vo). 5-volume set (complete). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Theatre & Plays; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 040626.