RACINE (Jean).

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RACINE (Jean).
Esther. Tragedy from the Holy Scripture. Paris, Denys Thierry, 1689. In-4, granite calf, spine decorated, red speckled edges (Binding of the time).
First edition of this tragedy composed by Racine at the request of Madame de Maintenon for the young boarders of the Royal House of Saint-Cyr.
It is adorned with a copper-engraved frontispiece by Sébastien Le Clerc after Le Brun.
A fine copy preserved in its original binding.
Slight scuffing on the first cover.
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