New Idylles by Gessner, Translated by W. Hooper, MD, with a Letter to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by Diderot. Salomon Gressner, Denis Diderot.
New Idylles by Gessner, Translated by W. Hooper, MD, with a Letter to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by Diderot
New Idylles by Gessner, Translated by W. Hooper, MD, with a Letter to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by Diderot
New Idylles by Gessner, Translated by W. Hooper, MD, with a Letter to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by Diderot
New Idylles by Gessner, Translated by W. Hooper, MD, with a Letter to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by Diderot

New Idylles by Gessner, Translated by W. Hooper, MD, with a Letter to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting and the Two Friends of Bourbon, a Moral Tale by Diderot

London: S. Hooper/ G. Robinfon, 1776. Hardcover. 1776. Hardcover, 4to. in old half calf and marbled boards. 129pp. with engraved title, 6 full copper plates, and numerous engraved vignettes. Very good. Rubbing to boards, cracking, shallow loss to leather of spine and corners. Front inner hinge reinforced with paper strip. Brief handwritten biographical sketch of Gressner to flyleaf. faint foxing to titles, page extremities, else contents remain in lovely condition, bright and unmarked. Housed in mylar. The Idylls of 18th century Swiss poet, painter, and bookseller Salomon Gessner, whose work was held in popular regard throughout Europe despite contemporary critics finding him monotonous. Digital images available upon request. Very Good. Item #z010903

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