TRESSAN, [Louis-Élisabeth de la Vergne de]. ~ Traduction libre d’Amadis de Gaule… nouvelle édition. ‘Amsterdam et se trouve à Paris’: Pissot, 1780.
2 vols, 12mo (162 × 85 mm), pp. xxviii, 470; , 624, bound without second half-title. Woodcut ornaments. Marginal stain to one leaf (pp. 91-2) of vol. 1. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt panelled spines. Spines faded, otherwise a very good copy.
Second edition (first 1779) of Tressan’s free translation, a version which turned the sixteenth-century chivalric romance into a hugely-popular French novel.
cf. Cioranescu 62210 (1779 edition).