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L’Escole des Femmes. Comedie,  Par I.B.P Moliere

Titlepage of the first edition of Molière’s L’Escole des Femmes, Paris, 1663. OLS B-6-583 no. 6


1400 items approx.

This collection of plays in French, printed from 1610 to 1715, was assembled between the 1950s and the 1990s by J.G. Aspin. There are extensive holdings of works by Pierre and Thomas Corneille, Quinault and Racine. Over 150 individual authors are represented, often in several editions of their works.

Purchased 1996.