Les Jardins Poëme
Paris Chez Levrault, Freres, Libraires 1801
New expanded edition. xxxi + 166pp. Illustrated frontispiece. Tree calf binding with black gilt lettered spine label. A little rubbed at corner else a good copy. Culturally important poem by this protégé of Marie-Antoinette in which the author extols the virtue of nature as the inspiration for the garden and landscape. First published in 1782. Lovely copy of a much translated poem.