DE SEVIGNE, Marquise Marie de Rabutin-Chantal (1626 - 1696)
Letters of Madame De Sevigne to her daughter and her friends
An enlarged edition, translated from the Paris edition of 1806. London : J. Walker et alia, 1811. Nine volumes (complete), half-calf over marbled boards, portrait frontispiece, pale foxing, a very good set.
English translation of a French edition of Madame de Sevigne’s letters, written to her daughter in the seventeenth century, with sharp wit and insight regarding court intrigue and French aristocratic society.