1685 King Alaric Visigoth Sack of ROME Heroic Poem Scudery Illustrated French

SCUDERY, Georges de

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Georges de Scudéry was a 17th-century French author who published a number of historical novels including ‘Alaric’, a story of the 5th-century King of the Visigoths. Scudery writes this work of historical fiction describing the Visigoth attack and subsequent sack of Rome in 410AD.

 

Published in 1685, this edition was a counterfeit printing of the original Paris edition published in 1654 by Courbe. It features 11 full-page engravings and, per the title of the work, was dedicated to the Queen of Sweden.

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1685 King Alaric Visigoth Sack of ROME Heroic Poem Scudery Illustrated French

 

Georges de Scudéry was a 17th-century French author who published a number of historical novels including ‘Alaric’, a story of the 5th-century King of the Visigoths. Scudery writes this work of historical fiction describing the Visigoth attack and subsequent sack of Rome in 410AD.

 

Published in 1685, this edition was a counterfeit printing of the original Paris edition published in 1654 by Courbe. It features 11 full-page engravings and, per the title of the work, was dedicated to the Queen of Sweden.

 

Item number: #5718

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SCUDERY, Georges de

Alaric, ou Rome vaincue Poëme heroïque. Dedié a la serenissime reyne de Suede.

 

La Haye, Chez Jacob van Ellinckhuysen, 1685.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [34], 340, [10]

o   11 full-page plates

  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~6in X 4in (15cm x 10cm)

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Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Literature

Authors

SCUDERY, Georges de

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete