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PASCHAL : Gilberte Périer : William Andrews. The Life Of Mr Paschal [by his sister Gilberte Périer]. With Paschal's letters relating to the Jesuits [ie. The Provincial Letters]. Translated into English by W. A. [William Andrews]. , Printed for the author by James Bettenham 1744.

First Andrews Edition, 2 vols, 18thC speckled calf with neat 19thC reback. Tall 8vos, spines a little rubbed and labels bit chipped. With 2 engraved portraits. Very good copy with texts predominantly clean & unpressed. § Scarce & important. The first appearance in English of any biography of Pascal. And only the 4th[?] English Edition of The Provincial Letters, Pascal's 'brilliant' attack on the Jesuits. Preceded in English only by 17thC Editions in 1657, 1658 & 1679; no other edition until 1816. See Maire 2 : pp362-3 and 5 : 218. See Printing & Mind Of Man 140 : Pascal's Les Provinciales, Paris 1656-7. (Book ref. 4706 )  £ 210.00

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