THE ORIGIN OF THE GRACES; Illustrtaed with the original copperplate engravings after the designs of C. N. Cochin

London: Vizetelly, (1885?). First Edition, thus. One 1000 copies (this not numbered) on hand. 8vo, pp. 63 + adv. Bound in pattered boards with cloth spine (rubbed at the extremities), a very good clean copy, untrimmed. Item #55950

C.N. Cochin (1715-1790), court painter at Versailles, drawing instructor to Madame de Pompadour, who was regarded by Diderot as "the first draughtsman of France." This prose poem is a lovely pastoral composed by a young girl of 18 years.

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