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Lot 1056: Beaufort d'Auberval, A. Contes

Books: Erotica, Scatology, Old and rare books

Platinum House

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

November 27, 2012

Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: Beaufort d'Auberval, A. Contes érotico-philosophiques. (Bruxelles), H. Kistemaeckers (impr. de A. Lefèvre), 1882, 2nd ed. (2),272p., lithogr. frontisp. and num. ills. by A.M. LYNEN, printed in 520 copies (500), contemp. green hcalf w. gilt mor. letterpiece. - Bookplate of Max Salomon on upper pastedown; hinges splitting; first few lvs. (dust)stained. Boards sl. worn along edges and sl. chafed; spine-ends sl. worn; some dam. spots on spine. = One of 500 copies on "papier teinté". Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.687: "(...) Contes souvent fort libres et condamnés à la destruction le 6 mai 1868, par le Tribunal de Lille, pour outrages à la morale publique et religieuse." An "Annexe" was published one year later.

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