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BANVILLE (Théodore de).

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Les Poésies de Théodore de Banville, 1841-1854. P., Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1857, in-12, [1] title-frontispiece engraved with etching by Louis Duveau, IV-438-[2] p., br. (cover browned and spotted with small angular tears, scattered russets, marg. tear p. 300). First collective edition, partly original, including all the poems of the author published before the "Odes funambulesques" and important unpublished pieces. One of the few copies with the yellow cover dated 1858. Copy enriched with a dedication by the author's mother.