ROLLINS, Carl Purington. DEFFAND, Madame du. LESPINASSE, Julie de. ~ Letters to and from Madame du Deffand and Julie de Lespinasse.
One of 500 copies, designed by Carl Purington Rollins. No. XIV of the Miscellaneous Antiquities series. Edited by Warren Hunting Smith. Pp. 98. 8vo., original quarter green cloth over beige paper covered boards, cat design stamped in green to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine. Slight fading to spine and occasionally to boards but still a bright, internally clean copy.
The correspondence between aristocratic Parisian salon hostesses, du Deffand and de Lespinasse. With the publisher’s editorial note inserted loose.