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Lot 1088: Les Entretiens de la truche ou les Amours de Jean

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: Les Entretiens de la truche ou les Amours de Jean Barnabas et de la Mère Roquignard. Réimpression, avec une Notice. Geneva, J. Gay et Fils, 1868, VIII,24,(1)p., printed in 102 numb. copies (100), contemp. marbled boards, orig. wr. pres., 12mo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij and an unidentified old musical bookplate on upper pastedown. = Reprint of the ed. Paris, 1745. Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.11: "Cette facétie populaire, piquante, gaie, spirituelle, somme les opuscules de Vadé, se vendait dans les carrefours et les halles de Paris. (...) C'est une peinture de la vie des gueux ou mendiants: le mot truche avait alors son ancienne signification de gueuserie (...)".

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