COPPEE, Francois. POESIES DE FRANCOIS COPPEE, 1864-1878. Three Volumes. Published in Paris by Alphonse Lemerre, [no date but later 19th century]. 16mos., brown quarter-calf leather with marbled boards & endpapers. First Edition thus. With the personal bookplate of literary scholar Charles Sears Baldwin on all of the front endpapers. Signed by Baldwin on a front blank page in each volume: "Charles Sears Baldwin, July 11, 1891. Columbia Colleg Paris, 118, rue la Poesie." [The very right-hand edge of all three pages has a slight narrow chip that removed the very last letters or numbers in the inscriptions, plus one page has a crease]. Francois Edouard Joachim Coppee [1842-1908] was a French poet and novelist. His verse and prose focus on plain expressions of emotion, patriotism, the joy of young love, and the pitifulness of the poor. He was also interested in public affairs, joining the most violent section of the Nationalist Movement and taking a leading part against Alfred Dreyfus in the Dreyfus Affair. Very Good (leather labels on spine chipped or missing; hinges somewhat rubbed but all still tight; contents clean & tight with a narrow chip to the very edge of an occasional page). $50.00.