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Lot 1076: (Delvau, A.). Dictionnaire érotique moderne par un

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: (Delvau, A.). Dictionnaire érotique moderne par un professeur de langue verte. "Freetown, Imprimerie de la Bibliomaniac Society" (= Brussels, Mertens for J. Gay), 1864, (2),X,(2),319p., printed in 300 numb. copies (250), etched frontisp. by F. ROPS, contemp. giltpanelled hardgrained red mor., gilt inside dentelles, t.e.g., 12mo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso first free endpaper. Sl. yellowed. = The first edition of the often reprinted erotic dictionary. Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.908f; Pia p.343: "Cette édition a été condamnée à la destruction par jugement de la 6e chambre du tribunal correctionnel de la Seine, en date du 2 juin 1865"; l'Enfer 313; Rouir 500. ADDED: Supplementum et index lexicorum eroticorum linguae latinae. Paris, H. Welter, 1911, (4),311,(9)p., orig. wr., 12mo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontwr.

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