Characteristics : in the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims. Second Edition. Introductory remarks by [R. H. Horne] the editor of The Monthly Repository.

By: HAZLITT, William : Rochefoucault.

Price: £80.00

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'Bitter sarcasms ... cutting truths ... paradoxical & caustic'. Maxims on friendship, love, women &c, written shortly after Hazlitt's famously devastating Liber Amoris love affair. The anonymous 1st Edition of 1823 is 'very scarce' [Keynes]. This muddled copy of the 2nd Edition presumably escaped unnoticed from Templeman's premises. Includes the trimmed 2nd Edition cancel title & single-leaf 2nd Edition Preface as called for : but mistakenly also includes the 1st Edition Preface pp[v]-vii : while excluding Horne's 7pp Introduction.

Title: Characteristics : in the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims. Second Edition. Introductory remarks by [R. H. Horne] the editor of The Monthly Repository.

Author Name: HAZLITT, William : Rochefoucault.

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: Templeman 1837.:

Book Condition: Variant Issue : Publisher's Escaped Copy.* 2nd Edition : and First Horne Edition, green cloth gilt. C.pp158 uncut, couple of slight marks, excellent bright copy.

kg: 0.50 kg

Seller ID: 5463

Keywords: ROMANTICS FRENCH MAXIMS