1689 Scarce Book - Odes, Fables, Epigrams by Jean Commire. Joannis Commirii CARMINA.
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Author : Joannis Commirii (Jean Commire).
Title : Joannis Commirii e Societate Jesu Carmina. Tertia editio auctior & emendatior.
Language : Text in Latin.
Publisher : Lutetiae Parisiorum [Paris] : Apud viduam Simonis Benard, 1689.
Size : 7 " X 4 ".
Pages : 325 pages.
Binding : Attractive and very good full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed and worn) under a protective mylar cover .
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, name of a previous owner on title page, bookplate of a previous owner on first endpaper, some foxing and staining - as shown).
The book : Scarce, attractive and nice 17th century edition of Jean Commire's Odes, Fables, Epigrams, imitations of the psalms and prophecies.
The author: Jean Commire was a French Jesuit writer, born in Amboise on March 25, 1625, died in Paris on December 25, 1702. He successfully cultivated Latin poetry, while teaching theology and fulfilling the duties of his state. His poems are composed of odes, fables, epigrams, imitations of the psalms and prophecies; they stand out for their elegance. The most complete collection was published by Simon Bénard in 1689, and reproduced by Barbou in 1753.
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