Le Congres de Cythere.

By: Algarotti, M. le Compte de (Francesco).

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88 pp.; 32mo; full dark red morocco lettered & ruled in gilt; all edges gilt; spine & cover edges a bit rubbed; spine & extremities darkened; light pinkish (wine we hope) stains across lower half of second blank front endpaper & prelims; moderate thumbing to dedication page; numerals in mathematical division written in pen on rear blank, with several small handstamps.

Count Francesco Algarotti (1712 – 1764) was an Venetian polymath, philosopher, poet, essayist, anglophile, art critic and art collector. He corresponded with many of the leading authors of his time including, Voltaire, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, the atheist Julien Offray de La Mettrie. Lord Chesterfield, Thomas Gray, Benedict XIV and Heinrich von Brühl. Here he has turned his pen to a poem erotique, in five parts.

Title: Le Congres de Cythere.

Author Name: Algarotti, M. le Compte de (Francesco).

Categories: Poetry,

Publisher: Paris, Onfroy: 1782

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good Condition

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: 7767