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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 496

    PASCAL, Blaise. Pensées sur la religion et sur quelques autres sujets. Paris: Guillaume Desprez, 1670.

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    PASCAL, Blaise. Pensées sur la religion et sur quelques autres sujets. Paris: Guillaume Desprez, 1670.

    12° (154 x 87 mm). 18th-century French red morocco, gilt-fillet borders on covers, floral ornament at the corners, spine in six compartments with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in one, a repeated gilt pattern in the remaining, edges gilt.

    Second edition, published the same year as the first. Pascal's comprehensive Christian apologetic, unfinished at the time of this death, is a thorough investigation of human nature in its all aspects: psychological, social, metaphysical and theological. See PMM 152; Tchermerzine 9:73.


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