Title: Oeuvres diverses du Sieur D*** avec le Traité du Sublime, Traduit du Grec de Longin, 1683. 2nd Edition
Author: Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux
Publisher: Veuve Louis Billaine, Paris
Condition: Very Good
A collection of works by Nicolas Boileau Despréaux under the pseudonym Sieur D ***, including The Treatise on the Sublime, also roughly known as the Wonderful in the Speech. Translated from Longin's Greek. This is the second edition, illustrated with a frontispiece and 4 engravings by Landry and Paillet.
In addition to the works already published in the original 1674 edition, this edition also contains letters 6 to 9, a letter by Vivonne, the fifth and sixth songs of the lectern, Dacier’s remarks on Longin and a new preface.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (9)+283+(15)+190+(6) pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor rubbing at the corners and some wear on the spine. There is little to no foxing present.