1698 Rare Latin Book ~ Poems of Jean-Baptiste de Santeul - Joannis Baptistae Santolii Victorini Operum Omnium.
Regular price $200 USD
Title: Joannis Baptistae Santolii Victorini Operum Omnium.
Publisher: Parisiis (Paris), Apud Dionysium Thierry, 1698. Second Edition.
Language: Text in Latin, with major poems translated into French.
Size: 6.5" X 4".
Pages: The book contains two parts in one volume. The first part features a portrait, 10 preliminary leaves, followed by 409 pages (i.e., 397). The second part includes 3 preliminary leaves and 194 pages (i.e., 192).
Binding: Attractive and very good original full-speckled calf binding (hinges fine, small hole at the base of the spine - as shown, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the nice frontispiece portrait.
Estimate: (USD 300 - USD 450)
The book: A rare and valuable second edition of the collected works of Jean-Baptiste de Santeul, an acclaimed 17th-century Latin poet. This 1698 edition, published posthumously, offers a comprehensive collection of Santeul's writings, showcasing his mastery of Latin verse and his significant contribution to French literature.
The author: Jean-Baptiste de Santeul (1630-1697) was a French poet known for his Latin hymns. An Augustinian canon of the collegiate church of Saint Victor in Paris, Santeul's hymns were sung in the church's services and gained him renown. His poetry was lauded for its learned nature, elegant style, and devotional character.
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