1790 · Paris
First Didot printing of Rousseau's poetry; he was to reprint the work in two volumes, 12mo format in 1799. Cette edition a été imprimée, au nombre de 250 exemplaires, avec de nouveaux caractères gravés exprès par Firmin Didot, sur du papier vélin de la fabrique de MM. Dervaud et freres Henry, dAngoulême (p. [vi]].
This was part of the continuation of the series originally printed for the education of the Dauphin.
Provenance: Bookplate of Louis Boutemy, later owned by Tisseyre Boutemy.
WorldCat locates five U.S. libraries reporting ownership (Pierpont Morgan, NYPL, State Library of Indiana, St. Johns, St. Catherine University).
Brunet, V, 1491. 19th-century half red morocco and marbled boards, rubbed at extremities; top edge gilt, silk place marker. Foxing of a the lightest sort and that not "throughout." => A lovely copy. (Inventory #: 40332)