Paris : Gallimard, 1939. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original publisher's gilt-blocked cloth, edges very slightly toned. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Item #236238
Provenance; from the personal library of Professor Lloyd Austin, University of Manchester. Physical description; 489 p. ; 21 cm. Notes; Each essay preceded by bio-bibliographical notice. Subjects; French literature - 17th century - History and criticism. French literature - 18th century - History and criticism. Genres; Bibliography. Biography.