Harangues sur toutes sortes de sujets, avec l'art de composer. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un grand nombre de préceptes et de harangues. [Harangues on all kinds of subjects, with the art of composing. Second edition, augmented by a large number of precepts and harangues.]

By: VAUMORIERE (Pierre d'Ortigues)

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Book Condition: Fair


4to, full calf, ribbed spine. Four volumes in one. [18]-722-[48] pp. First published in 1688. After an oratorical treatise, a large selection of speeches and sermons written both by others and the author for various situations. Deliberative, Judicial, “Eloquent” Intended for use by lawyers, government officials, and ecclesiastics. Beautiful frontis portrait of the author, engraved intaglio by S. Thomassin. Pp. 376-404 concern the establishment of a French Company for the East Indies Trade. Good: Heavy wear to covers, spine cracked and peeled -- but still intact. Text block is clean and tight with only occasional foxing. One signature in the index is partially detached.

Title: Harangues sur toutes sortes de sujets, avec l'art de composer. Seconde édition, augmentée d'un grand nombre de préceptes et de harangues. [Harangues on all kinds of subjects, with the art of composing. Second edition, augmented by a large number of precepts and harangues.]

Author Name: VAUMORIERE (Pierre d'Ortigues)

Categories: Essays & Criticism, Speeches, Lectures, Oration,

Edition: 2d edition

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Jean Guignard: 1693

Book Condition: Fair

Item: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: cr191116g

Keywords: speech, oration, lectures, essays, east indies