The Comical Romance of Paul Scarron

London & New York: Benjamin Blom, 1968. First edition thus. Hardcover in full cloth. Thick octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Slight soiling to top of textblock. xxviii, 465 p. A reprint of Scarron's classic 17th century "prose poem" - part burlesque, part picturesque novel, part comedy, part romance, and part drama. The work is set among the middle class in Le Mans France, where Scarron spent 4 years as secertary to the Bishop there. The work saw 20 editions between 1651 and 1700. Very Good without dust jacket. Item #13157

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