The Oxford Companion to French Literature, p. 671. -- PASCAL, BLAISE. Lettres Écrites a un Provincial...1872, contemporary half brown morocco, t.e.g., extremities rubbed, engraved portrait, MATTHEW ARNOLD'S COPY, with his pencilled shelf-number AND WITH HIS EXTENSIVE PENCILLED ANNOTATIONS on 31 pages (a number of the annotations being quite lengthy, in one case about 60 words, and in another about 40 words), and with his pencilled marginal markings and underlinings on numerous other pages; both Paris, together 2 vols., 8vo, cloth slipcases. (2) " /> [ARNOLD, MATTHEW]. SENANCOUR, ETIENNE PIVERT DE. Isabelle, Lettres Publiées...1833, <I>contemporary cloth, morocco spine label, rear cover detaching,</I> FIRST EDITION, half-title, MATTHEW ARNOLD'S COPY, with his bookplate, with his annotated pencilled list of page references on the rear paste-down, and with his occasional pencilled markings in the text. Senacour's works (most notably <I>Obermann</I>, 1804) had a strong influence on Arnold. "Matthew Arnold made him known to English readers (in the poems "Obermann," 1852, "Obermann once more," 1867, and the essay 'Obermann'...1869)"--<I>The Oxford Companion to French Literature</I>, p. 671. -- PASCAL, BLAISE. Lettres Écrites a un Provincial...1872, <I>contemporary half brown morocco, t.e.g., extremities rubbed</I>, engraved portrait, MATTHEW ARNOLD'S COPY, with his pencilled shelf-number AND WITH HIS EXTENSIVE PENCILLED ANNOTATIONS on 31 pages (a number of the annotations being quite lengthy, in one case about 60 words, and in another about 40 words), and with his pencilled marginal markings and underlinings on numerous other pages; <I>both</I> Paris, <I>together 2 vols., 8vo, cloth slipcases.</I> (2) | Christie's