Antiquariat Jürgen Dinter

Hemsterhuis, Frans

Description philosophique du caractère de feu Mr. F. Fagel. — 1773

800 €

Description philosophique du caractère de feu Mr. F. Fagel. — No place, no publisher, 1773.

 

First book edition. 12mo (170 x 113 mm). 28 pp. Some faint foxing, otherwise contents fine. Early 20th century  gilt lettered hhalf calf.

Provenance: Bookplate of Jacob John baron Fagel (died 1928) on upper paste-down.

Written by Frans Hemsterhuis after the sudden death of his friend François Fagel (1740-1773), to whom Lettre sur l’homme et ses rapports was written, and first published in October 1773 in the journal Mercure de France. – Stoddard no. 5.