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Le Comedien, Ouvrage Divise En Deux Parties. Nouvelle Edition

By: Sainte Albine (Pierre Remond De).

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Paris, Vincent: 1749

Edition: 2nd ed

Seller ID: 38196

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Later fine calf leather binding with new endpapers. Edges speckled red. Contents clean with a few leaves with foxing, Second edition (first published in 1747). It is adorned with 3 vignettes by Gravelot. In this work devoted to comedian work, the author maintains that, unlike the other arts which require imagination in the spectator, that of the comedian does not require any complement. Pierre Remond of Sainte Albine was historian and dramatic author (1699-1778). He added a long postscript concerning his brother-in-law Guillermet, "secretary of the Venerable Company," and a long articl... View more info