LA MORT DE LOUIS XVI, TRAGÉDIE, SUIVIE DE SON TESTAMENT ET D'UNE LETTRE A SON CONFESSEUR. Paris: Chez Eliot, 1797 [bound with:] LA MORT DE MARIE-ANTOINETTE D'AUTRICHE, REINE DE FRANCE, TRAGÉDIE. EN CINQ ACTES, ET EN VERS; FAISANT SUITE À LA MORT DE LOUIS XVI. Paris: Chez Boncompte, 1797. [bound with:] ELISABETH DE FRANCE, SOEUR DE LOUIS XVI, TRAGÉDIE EN TROIS ACTES ET EN VERS.

Paris: Chez Robert, 1797. 72;108;xvi,88pp. 12mo. Contemporary green morocco, a.e.g. Frontis to first and third titles, wanting the frontis from the second. Foxing, some scattered tidemarks in third title, binding a bit edgeworn, with a strip of dulling to lower board; just good and sound. Item #WRCLIT70330

Early editions of these complimentary works; the first title saw publication the previous year, and is frequently found bound with the second. The attribution is common but tentative (see Barbier). The third title has an ink ownership signature on the title ("Lafayette") which is either an early fraud, or not the Marquis. OCLC 11832728; 12130520; 27888888. BARBIER III:361-2 and II:60.

Price: $150.00