London, South Kensington
8 October 1999
BINET, Claude and Pierre. Les Plaisirs de la vie rustique et solitaire, Paris: la veuve Lucas Breyer, 1583. 12, ruled throughout, 19th-century red morocco by Thibaron, gilt turn-ins, g.e.
FIRST EDITION. VERY RARE. The two principal poems of Claude Binet "Les Plaisirs de la vie rustique" and "Le Voyage du printemps" are largely devoted to hunting and to fishing particularly. His brother Pierre Binet is above all known for his long poem "La Truite", occupying leaves 14 to 19, which is dedicated to Ronsard. Thibaud 93: "dition originale d'une trs grande raret".
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