Galanterie d'une religieuse, mariée à Dublin
parts 1 and 2
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Cologne : Chez les héritiers de Pierre Marteau, 1704, 1705.
Very rare galant novel with an Irish setting. It was first published in 1696 in only one part, while this enlarged second edition is in two parts, the first part published in 1704 and the second part published in 1705. This was formerly the Birmingham University copy which was previously the Selbourne Library copy. Late 19th century morocco-backed marbled boards.
Escape to Dublin from a French convent, to be married. First published in 1696.
The galant style was an 18th-century movement in music, visual arts and literature. In Germany a closely related style was called the empfindsamer Stil. Another close relative is rococo style. The galant style was drawn in opposition to the strictures of the Baroque style, emphasizing light elegance in place of the Baroque's dignified seriousness and high grandeur.
Physical description: , 220 i.e. 120, , 5-120 pages ; 14 cm.
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