Sainte-Beuve, C. A MONDAY-CHATS, Selected and Translated from the "Causeries du Lundi," with an Introductory Essay on the Life and Writings of Sainte-Beuve, By William Matthews, LL.D
Chicago: S, C, Griggs and Company, 1877. 1877. Very good
Chicago: S, C, Griggs and Company, 1877.. 1877.. Very good. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine with frames in black stamped on both covers. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed with a white stain & some tiny white marks to the front cover. There are some tiny stains near the head of the spine & the head & tail are lightly chipped. lxxxvi & 298 pages plus 10-page publisher's catalog. There is an owner's name & address on the front endpaper & there is some light staining to the rear endpaper & the facing rear blank. Very good.
First edition in English.
The book includes Saint-Beuve's literary portraits of Louis the Fourteenth, Fenelon, Bossuet, Massillon, Pascal, Rousseau, Madame Geoffrin, Joubert, Guizot, the Abbe Galliani and Frederic the Great. First Edition.