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GENLIS, Félicité de. Histoire des femmes françaises les plus célèbres; et de leur influence sur la littérature française comme protectrices des lettres et comme auteurs. 

Paris, Colburn, 1811.

Two 12mo (176x102 mm), 231-(1) pages / (2)-238 pages.  binding : Contemporary quarter calf, gilt arms on covers, flat spine, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces. Binding rubbed. Corners and one cap chipped. Lack of the volume's numbers. Stainings on some pages. Tears without lack on pages 1-4 of volume 2.

First edition.
Binding with the arms of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet, established in Scotland since1594. It is composed of respected lawyers.

Stéphanie Félicité du Crest (Countess of Genlis and Marquise de Sillery, 1746-1830) is a French author who enjoyed great success during her lifetime, but has since fallen into oblivion.

provenance: The Society of writers to the signet (arms on covers).

Price : 90 €

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