Title: Lettres choisies du Sr. De Balzac, 1656
Author: Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac
Publisher: A Amsterdam, Chez les Elseviers
Condition: Very Good
A mid 17th century edition of the selected letters of Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, the French author best known for his epistolary essays, which were widely circulated and read in his day. He was one of the founding members of Academie Francaise, the pre-eminent French council for matters pertaining to the French language.
The title has been handwritten on the spine.
Worldcat records only 20 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One vellum bound volume in 16mo, (24)+404 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with very little rubbing and wear to the binding, and a small split to the back joint at the foot of the spine. There is little to no foxing or staining throughout.