Theatre de Holberg***
(Holberg’s Theater) – In French language. By Ludvig Holberg. In two volumes.
Collection of plays written by Ludvig Holberg, essayist, philosopher, historian and playwright born in Bergen, Norway, during the time of the Dano-Norwegian dual monarchy. He was influenced by Humanism, the Enlightenment and the Baroque. Holberg is considered the founder of modern Danish and Norwegian literature. He is best known for the comedies he wrote in 1722–1723 for the Lille Grønnegade Theatre in Copenhagen. Holberg’s works about natural and common law were widely read by many Danish law students over two hundred years, from 1736 to 1936. Provenance: library of Jovan Cirilov, a Serbian theatrologist, philosopher, writer, theatre selector, and poet.
Paris & Copenhagen, 1955.
Pp.: [XIV] + 534
Dimensions: 23 x 16 cm
Binding: Luxurious contemporary half leather binding. Cocked spine, bright panels fit few minor imperfections.
Condition: Signed by the previous owner, Jovan Cirilov, dated: 1985. Clean copy otherwise, in excellent condition.
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