On sale is this 1808 four-volume edition of “Oeuvres de Parny”. Évariste Desiré de Forges, vicomte de Parny (6 February 1753 – 5 December 1814) was a French. Parny became known for his Poésies érotiques (1778) a collection of love poems which brought a breath of fresh air to the formal academic poetry of the 18th century. They are characterised by the combination of tenderness, fancy and wit. The poems of De Parny were extremely popular in France and as far away as Russia in the beginning of the 19th century. “I learned by heart the elegies of the Chevalier de Parny, and I still know them, ” wrote Chateaubriand in 1813. The Russian poet Alexander Pushkin wrote, Parny, he’s my master. Condition: Very good considering age. Some external wear, some spotting and marking inside, but only marginal. Please consider the photos. This item is in the category “Antiquitäten & Kunst\Antiquarische Bücher”. The seller is “leighschtonk” and is located in this country: DE. This item can be shipped worldwide.