Publisher: Paris: Perrotin, 1857.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Very good copy.
Book ID: 12774
Description8vo, contemporary maroon half roan (rubbed; some scattered foxing), marbled boards, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait after Charlet.
CommentsBéranger (1780-1857) was a prolific and popular author of light verse, acclaimed in his life as the national poet of France. His biography covers much of life during the Napoleonic years and the Restoration; he takes additional ingenuous swipes at the Academy.