Publisher: A L’Isle de Bourbon: n.p., 1778.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Text moderately foxed with a damp-stain in the margins of several leaves; binding rubbed; a good copy.
Book ID: 20512
Description8vo, contemporary calf rebacked, black leather label, gilt decorations, rules and lettering. Half-title present.
Comments¶ The scarce first book of poetry by Evarist of Parny (1753-1814), a collection of his musings in verse on the complications and frustrations of love, inspired by his love for Eleonore, whose father denied him her hand in marriage. Several of the poems are directly addressed to her.