1833 Rare One volume First Edition - Corinne or Italy by Mme de Stael. Romanticism.
Author: Mme de Stael.
Title: Corinne: or, Italy. By Madame de Stael.Translated expressly for this edition by Isabel Hill.With metrical versions of the odes by L.E. Landon; and a Memoir of the Authoress.
Publisher: London, Richard Bentley, 1833. First One Volume Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 8.5" X4.5".
Pages: lvi-392 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, toning to endpapers - as shown, name of a previous owner on the top margin of the title page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful frontispiece illustration and the illustrated title page.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies of this edition available for sale worldwide).
The book: A rare first one-volume edition of "Corinne or Italy", a masterwork by Madame de Stael, that stands as a testament to Romanticism. The novel weaves the journey of its title character, Corinne, as she navigates love and artistry in picturesque Italy. This particular edition, with its meticulous translations by Isabel Hill and poetic renditions by L.E. Landon, offers readers a unique and immersive experience into Stael's world.
The author: Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (1766 – 1817), commonly known as Madame de Staël, was a French woman of letters and political theorist. With works that delve deep into Romanticism and politics, she was a voice of influence in her time, often challenging societal norms and political oppressions. Her writings, particularly "Corinne or Italy", are celebrated for their rich portrayal of character and intricate depictions of society and culture.
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