Ronsard: la trompette et la lyre (catalogue of an exhibition held in the Galerie Mansart, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 12 June-15 September 1985)
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, 1985
(27 cm), 208 pp., illustrations (some in colour). 300 entries. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - An exhibition commemorating the fourth centenary of the poet’s death, featuring 300 manuscripts, books, prints, maps, paintings, drawings, and decorative arts, either connected with aspects of Ronsard’s personal life and life at court, or with his work and that of the Pléiade. Among the essays are “Lire, écrire, publier: la bibliothèque de Ronsard” and “Les portraits gravés de Ronsard”. ¶ Light shelf wear; otherwise a good, unmarked copy.