CREBILLON, Prosper Jolyot. Oeuvres, Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1750, 2 volumes, 4°, PRESENTATION COPY, front free endpaper inscribed: "a Milord. Milord Hyde, pardon trés humble & trés obeissant serviteur, Crébillon," engraved frontispiece, engraved title vignettes and decorations by Le Bas after Boucher, contemporary marbled calf, spines gilt (extremities lightly rubbed). [Brunet II, 412; Cohen-de-Ricci 263]
Henry Hyde, Viscount Cornbury and Baron Hyde (1710-53), a Jacobite sympathiser, and friend of Pope's and Bolingborke's, died in Paris after a fall from his horse.