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dans la médecine et dans les plaisirs de l'amour, ouvrage singulier Traduit du Latin de J.H. Meibomius. Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée et augmentée du joli poëme de l'Amour fouetté.

Description: woodcut device on title, a few splashes here and there, pp. [iv], 141, [3, ads], small 12mo, slightly later tree sheep, gilt roll tooled borders on sides, spine gilt in compartments, red lettering piece, spine a little faded, slight wear, with copious MS additions (see below)

Publication Details: Paris: Mercier, An VIII, [1800]

Notes: A tidy little edition, with Notes, rare. The printed text is followed by a substantial 178 pp. MS 'Receuil de Pieces Erotiques et d'autre Genres, 1822.' These are extracts (in French) in prose and verse, from a wide variety of sources, usually noted. These include Justine, L'Academie des Dames, Brantôme, La belle libertine, Rabelais, Balzac, &c, as well as plenty of verse, prose, games, anecdotes, advices, not attributed. The compiler had antiquarian interests, as, for instance, reference is made to Le Doctrinal du temps présent de Pierre Michault (1466). BL only in WorldCat, but not in Kea...more

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Price: £2,000

Subject: Literature

Published Date: [1800]

Stock Number: 64236

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