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Books: Erotica, Scatology, Old and rare books

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

Platinum House

592 lots | 163 with images

November 27, 2012

Live Auction

Kenaupark 30

Haarlem, NL-2011 MT Netherlands

Phone: +31 23 532 3986

Fax: +31 23 532 3893

Email: info@bubbkuyper.com

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Die Lügen-Nachrichten unsere Feinde! Bestes

Lot 1247: Die Lügen-Nachrichten unsere Feinde! Bestes

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Description: Die Lügen-Nachrichten unsere Feinde! Bestes deutsches Abort-Papier. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1915), 63 lvs. w. printed text in lower margin of recto, orig. wr., 19x12,4 cm. = Very rare set of printed toiletpaper from World War I. Each leaf has a quotation from a foreign newspaper with, seen from the German point of view, a lie and suitable for toiletpaper only, e.g. "Illustrated London News. Die dummen Deutschen rückten in geschlossenen Formationen gegen Hunderte in Reih und Glied aufgestellte, durch vorgebundene Zweige versteckte, französische Kanonen an und wurden natürlich vollständig aufgerieben."

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Lot 1248: Manzoni, P. Artist's Shit./ Merda d'Artista. Tin

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Description: Manzoni, P. Artist's Shit./ Merda d'Artista. Tin can, 7,5(Ø)x3,5(h) cm., yellow label w. French, English, Italian and German text, numb. "No. 80". = In May 1961 Piero Manzoni produced a work of art consisting of 90 tin cans filled with his own excrement. Our can is a replica w. unknown content. Wessels, D. 10 Zeeuwse bolussen. Maastr., Het Gonst, 1995, (20)p, tinted linocuts, printed in 85 numb. copies, orig. wr. = With loosely inserted accomp. AUTOGRAPH SIGNED letter to Gerrit Komrij. AND 7 other sm. publications, i.a. D. ROL, Stronte-gedans ("Lulbroekerstront", 1994, printed in 40 copies, orig. wr., obl. sm. 8vo); J. MELOEN, Uit de oude poepdoos. Versjes (Amst., 1980, orig. wr.) and A. WILSON, Fourteen Farts (Eindenhout, 2007, ills., orig. wr.).

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(Mars, P.). Guide du Prussien, ou manuel de

Lot 1249: (Mars, P.). Guide du Prussien, ou manuel de

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Description: (Mars, P.). Guide du Prussien, ou manuel de l'artilleur sournois, à l'usage des personnnes constipés, des personnage graves et austères, des dames romantiques, et de tous ceux qui sont esclaves du préjugé. Paris, "Chez Ponthieu, Libraire, Palais-Royal", 1825, (4),157p., sl. later hmor. by L. SMEERS, richly gilt spine w. raised bands, t.e.g., 12mo. - BOUND WITH: Lubert, M. de. Histoire secrète du Prince Croqu'étron et de la Princesse Foirette. Réimpression textuelle de l'édition publiée à Paris vers 1790, augmentée d'une Notice bibliographique. Nice, J. Gay et Fils, 1873, VIII,34,(1)p., printed in 300 numb. copies. - AND BOUND WITH: Physiologie inodore, illustrée, et propre a plus d'un usage. Paris, "Palais-Royal, Galerie Valois, 185, Et chez tous les Libraires", n.d., V,(1),7-12p. - AND WITH: Foiriana, receuil piquant et amusant, Pour les Amateurs, contenant: Fragments de Caquire, Parodie de Zaïre, Par M. de Vessaire; Anecdotes Odoriférantes, &c.; terminé par divers fragments extraits des oeuvres poissardes de vadé. Le tout destiné a certain usage. "A Foirance, Établissement des cabinets secrets, No 100", n.d., VIII,96p., woodcut frontisp. - With erotic bookplate ("AV") on upper pastedown; some sl. occas. foxing. = A fine, wellbound collection of rare scatological publications. Ad 1: Bibliotheca Scatologica 98. Ad 2: cf. Bibliotheca Scatologica 28 (ed. ±1701): "Des poésies de haut goût terminent cette tochante histoire assaisonnée de jeux de mots analogues au sujet"; Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.581. Ad 3: not in Bibliotheca Scatologica; Gay/ Lemonnyer III, p.736. Ad 4: Bibliotheca Scatologica 23; Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.329. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE L.

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Lot 1250: Marti, E. Discours sur la musique zéphyrienne,

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Description: Marti, E. Discours sur la musique zéphyrienne, adressé aux vénérables crépitophiles. Opuscule facétieux d'Emmanuel Marti, doyen de l'église d'Alone. Texte original accompagné de la première traduction et illustré d'historiettes crépitantes, par un professeur de Basson. Paris, L. Willem, 1873, (4),XV,(1),189p., printed in 300 numb. copies (260), modern vellum w. giltlettered mor. letterpiece. orig. wr. pres. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown. = Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.927.

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Lot 1251: Martino, E. Oratio pro crepitu ventris habita ad

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Description: Martino, E. Oratio pro crepitu ventris habita ad patres crepitantes. "Cosmopoli, Ex Typographia Societatis Patrum Crepitantium", 1768, 70p., early 20th cent. giltlettered mor., 32mo. - Bookplate ("Georges Massoulard") on upper pastedown; a few sm. marginal stains. = Bibliotheca Scatologica 109: "Traduit par Marcier de Compiègne (...). Ce traducteur se plaisait, du reste, à s'exercer sur des sujets de ce genre. (...) Son goût pour se genre de littérature lui avait fait donner, au dire de Renourd (Catalogue de la bibliothèque d'un amateur), le surnom de Mercier Pet."; Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.586: "Cette facétie a été traduite ou plutôt imitée par Mercier, de Compiègne: Éloge du pet. (...) L'auteur était un Espagnol, qui la publia d'abord sous le titre: Oracion in defensa del pedo. Seville, s.d. (...)"; cf. Quérard, France litt. VI, p.63. Rare.

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Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, Inscriptions,

Lot 1252: Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, Inscriptions,

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Description: Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, Inscriptions, Belles lettres, Beaux-Arts, etc. Nouvellement établie à Troyes en Champagne. Troyes/ Paris, Libraire de l'Académie/ Duchesne, 1756, 2 parts in 1 vol., (4),IV,140; (4),156p., engr. frontisp., contemp. marbled calf, richly gilt spine w. red. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo. - Binding trifle rubbed at extremities. Fine copy. = Bibliotheca Scatologica 18 (on the "Dissertation sur un ancien usage"): "Cette pièce est sans contredit une des plus remarquable de sa classe, et l'auteur traite ce sujet vierge avec un véritable talent, une gaîté de bonne compagnie, et une érudition qui lui fait honneur. Elle est suivie par une autre Dissertation sur le même sujet, qui est prise dans le même tonneau que la précèdente. Ces deux pièces se contredisent: le première soutient que le goût des stercoraria est naturel à l'homme en général, et la seconde prétend établir le contraire"; Brunet III, p.1596; Gay/ Lemonnyer III, p.122f: "On sait que ces dissertations badines sont l'oeuvre de quelques Troyens jeunes et gaies, et surtout de Grosley, de Lefebvre etc. (...) Aujoutons que plusieurs fois ces Memoires ont été rangés fort à tort parmi les travaux d'Académies très sérieuses au lieu d'être placés dans la catégorie des facéties. (...) Collection de dissertations, réflexions et mémoires sur des sujets ridicules et puérils, satire ingénieuse, spirituelle et ironique de la gravité souvent burlesque avec laquelle des Académies plus célèbres discutent sur des questions souvent tout aussi peut importantes que celles qui occupent l'Académie de Troyes (...)". Contains beside the scatalogical discourse "Dissertation sur un ancien usage", i.a. a "Dissertation sur l'usage de battre sa Maîtresse".

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Mercier de Compiègne, C.F. Éloge du pet,

Lot 1253: Mercier de Compiègne, C.F. Éloge du pet,

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Description: Mercier de Compiègne, C.F. Éloge du pet, Dissertation Historique, Anatomique et Philosophique, Sur son origine, son antiquité, ses vertus, sa figure, les honneurs qu'on lui a rendus chez les peuples anciens, et les facéties auxquelles il a donné lieu. Paris, Favre, An VII (=1798), XII,168p., engr. frontisp., late 19th/ early 20th cent. full mor., richly gilt spine w. raised bands, triple gilt fillet round covers, gilt inside dentelles and boardedges, silk endpapers, a.e.g., 12mo. - Some sl. occas. foxing. A very fine, attractively bound copy. = Bibliotheca Scatologica 88; Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.90. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LI.

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Lot 1254: Mol, J.G.J.J. Het goed regt van den beerput, met

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Description: Mol, J.G.J.J. Het goed regt van den beerput, met bewijzen verdedigd./ Het goed regt van den beerput nogmaals verdedigd. Amst., J.D. Brouwer, 1879/ 1880, 2 vols., 24; (4),IV,67p., 1 ill., orig. almost unif. wr. - Both vols. w. the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontwr. and w. sm. library (cancel) stamp on title. Second work sl. dam. at spine-ends. = BMN I, p.447 (first vol. only). Fechner, W. De verstopping. Hare gevolgen en behandeling. Dutch transl. A.A.J. Quanjer. Gouda, G.B. van Goor Zonen, n.d. (±1900), (4),43,(1)p., orig. wr. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontwr. Foot of spine sl. dam. = BMN I, p.268.

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Müller der Jüngste, Max. Sprachvergleichend

Lot 1255: Müller der Jüngste, Max. Sprachvergleichend

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Description: Müller der Jüngste, Max. Sprachvergleichend Indo-germanische Ballade über die Wurzel "prd". Allen Linguisten, Etymologen, Ethnologen, Philologen, Archäologen und Historikern, Meistern wie Jüngern gewidmet. Leipsic, Druck und Verlag des "Schalk", 1881, 47p., 13 full-p. ills., orig. printed vellumpaper wr., sm. 8vo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on first blank. Wr. trifle soiled and w. a few very sm. stains. = Hayn/ Gotendorff V, p.195. Rare first edition of this scatological curiosity, reprinted in 1925 for the Leipziger Bibliophilen (Hayn/ Got. IX, p.552). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE L.

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Lot 1256: Le Nouveau Merdiana ou Manuel scatologique. Par

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Description: Le Nouveau Merdiana ou Manuel scatologique. Par une Société de Gens sans gêne. "Paris Et en tous les lieux", 1870, VII,(1),160,(1)p., engr. frontisp. J. BLONDEAU, woodengr. ills., sl. later contemp. hmor., gilt spine w. raised bands. - BOUND WITH: Description de six espèces de Pets ou Six raisons pour se conserver sa santé, prêchées le Mardi-Gras, par le Père Barnabas. Nouvelle édition, Revue, corrigée, augmentée & mise dans un nouvel ordre par M. Chicourt, Docteur d'Archicourt & Médecin ordinaire de l'Homme-de-Fer. "Sur l'Imprimé, à Troyes, Chez Garnier (...)" (Imprimerie J. Marchand, à Blois"), n.d. (19th cent.), 16p. - AND BOUND WITH: Rémard, C. La Chézonomie / ou l'art de ch... Poëme didactique en quatre chants. Nouvelle édition ornée de quatre eaux-fortes par Chauvet. "A Scoropolis, Et se trouve à Paris, Chez Baillieu", 1873, (2),161p., 4 etchings by CHAUVET. - AND BOUND WITH: L'Art de péter, Essai théori-physique et méthodique. A l'usage des personnes constipées, des Personnages graves & austères, des Dames mélancoliques, & de tous ceux qui sont esclaves du préjugé. Suivi de l'Histoire de Pet-en-l'Air & de la Reine des Amazonnes, ou l'on trouve l'origine des Vuidangeurs. Nouvelle édition. Augmentée de la Société des Francs-Péteurs, pour ceux qui désireront y être invités; avec deux gravures à l'eau forte. "En Westphalie, Chez Florent-Q, rue Pet-en-Gueule, au Soufflet. M. DCC. LXXVI" (= Paris, Barraud, 1872?), (4),182p., 2 etchings. - Yellowed and some sl. occas. foxing. Covers and boardedges rubbed. = A nice collection of scatological publications, with the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown, and according to an inserted catalogue clipping originally from the library of Léon Lambert. Ad 1. Cf. Gay/ Lemonnyer III, p.357 (w. sl. diff. pagination): "Nous recommandons aus amateurs la gravure sur bois de la page 118". Rare. Ad 2. Bibliotheca Scatologica 75; Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.867f: "Il y a eu de nombreuses impressions de cette facétie (...)". Ad 3. Cf. Bibliotheca Scatologica 6 (ed. Merlink 1806); Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.570. "C'était alors le bon temps du poème didactique. Des poètes sans nombre, fort oubliés aujourd'hui, consacrèrent leurs veilles à se genre de littérature. Nous avions l'Art d'aimer, l'Art de plaire, l'Art du tour (ci n'était pas le grand tour), etc., etc. Eh! messieurs les poètes, que ferons-nous de tant de chefs-d'oeuvre? L'Art de plaire,'l'Art de manger ..... L'ART DE CHIER, s'il vout plaît!" (Bibl. Scat.). Ad 4. Cf. Bibliotheca Scatologica 67 (earlier eds.); Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p. 284f ) our copy with impressum "Lille, imp. Six-Horemans" on verso htitle).

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Le Nouveau Merdiana ou Manuel scatologique. Par

Lot 1257: Le Nouveau Merdiana ou Manuel scatologique. Par

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Description: Le Nouveau Merdiana ou Manuel scatologique. Par une Société de Gens sans gêne. "Paris Et en tous les lieux", 1870, VII,(1),160,(1),(1 blank),(6)p., engr. frontisp. by J. BLONDEAU, woodengr. ills., sl. later cl. w. giltlettered mor. backstrip laid down, orig. wr. pres. - Bookplate/ owner's entry on upper endpaper. Cloth over covers sl. wrinkled. = Cf. Gay/ Lemonnyer III, p.357 (w. sl. diff. pagination): "Nous recommandons aus amateurs la gravure sur bois de la page 118" (SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LII). The last 6 pages comprise an "Extrait du catalogue des livres Qu'on trouve à la même Librairie". Rare.

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Lot 1258: (Panckoucke, A.J.). L'Art de désopiler la rate,

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Description: (Panckoucke, A.J.). L'Art de désopiler la rate, Sive de modo C.[acandi] prudenter. En prenant chaque feuillet pour se T.[orcher] le D.[errière]. Entremêlé de quelques bonnes choses. "A Gallipoli de Calabre, L'an des Folies 175886/ 175887" (1756/ 1757), 2 vols., 430; 232p., contemp. unif. calf, richly gilt spine w. 2 contrasting mor. letterpieces, 12mo. - Volume 1 vaguely waterstained. Covers sl. rubbed and corners trifle worn. A good copy. = Bibliotheca scatologica 4; Galitzin 159 (ed. 1788); Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.280: "Il y a de tout dans cet ouvrage: nombre de renseignements bibliographiques, des extraits de livres rares, singuliers et peu connus, des analyses de vieux sermonaires burlesques, et même quelques morceaux scatologiques, tels que celui d'un bon railleur sur la perte d'un étron. (...) cette nouvelle édition est différente de la première par les pièces qui y sont réunies." The second edition (first published in 1754) of this work compiled by the Lille bookseller André-Joseph Panckoucke, especially rare with the second volume.

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Lot 1259: Paulini, K.F. Neu-Vermehrte, Heylsame

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Description: Paulini, K.F. Neu-Vermehrte, Heylsame Dreck-Apothecke Wie Nemlich Mit Koth Und Urin Fast Alle, Ja Auch Die Schwerste, Gifftigste Kranckheiten, Und Bezauberte Schäden Vom Haupt Biss Zun Füssen, Inn- Und Äusserlich, Glücklich Curiret Worden (...). Munich, K. Kölbl, 1969, 2 parts in 1 vol., (10),436; (4),274p., frontisp., orig. giltlettered hcalf. = Facsimile reprint of the edition Frankfurt am Main, 1734. Faber, R. Von Donnerbalken, Nachtvasen und Kunstfurzern. Frankf. a.M., Eichborn, 1994, 318p., ills., orig. hcl. w. dustwr. Zglinicki, F. von. Geschichte des Klistiers. Das Klistier in der Geschichte der Medezin, Kunst und Literatur. Ibid., Viola-Press, n.d., 296p., num. plates w. ills., orig. wr. - AND 11 others, i.a. R. MUTH, Träger der Lebenskraft. Ausscheidungen des Organismus im Volksglaube der Antike (Vienna, 1954, orig. wr.) and W. PIEPER, Das Scheiss-Buch (Löhrbach, n.d., ills., orig. wr.).

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Lot 1260: (Penoncelli, A.). La Merdeide. Canti tre. In

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Description: (Penoncelli, A.). La Merdeide. Canti tre. In Cacherono, Dalle Stampe di Bernardo Culati. Presso Fabriano Medardo Stronzino, Librajo all'insegna del Mappamondo (= Turin, G. Giossi, 1806), 1st ed., 152p., later hvellum w. mor. letterpiece. - Lvs. partly soiled; last 3 lvs. lack portion of outer margin, not affecting text. = Bibliotheca Scatalogica 38.

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Penoncelli, A. La merdeide. Canti tre.

Lot 1261: Penoncelli, A. La merdeide. Canti tre. "In

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Description: Penoncelli, A. La merdeide. Canti tre. "In Cacherano, dalle stampe di Bernardo Culati presso Fabriano Medardo Stronzino, Libraio all'insegna del Mappamondo" (Torino, Bellardi e Borla), n.d. (±1890), 152p., orig. wr. w. floral decoration. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontwr. Trifle dogeared. = Cf. Bibliotheca Scatologica 38 (ed. 1806). Rare.

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Peteriana ou l'Art de Peter, vesser et roter à

Lot 1262: Peteriana ou l'Art de Peter, vesser et roter à

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Description: Peteriana ou l'Art de Peter, vesser et roter à l'usage des personnes constipées, graves, mélancoliques et tristes. Ouvrage curieux Dans lequel on explique les moyens de les dissimuler ou de les provoquer, les soixante-deux sons divers qu'ils font entendre, formant un concert singulier, ainsi que les moyens de reconnaître au goût et à l'odorat si ce sont des pets de province, de ménage, de maître-d'armes, demoiselles, jeunes filles, femmes mariées, bourgeoises, paysannes, bergères, vieilles femmes, boulangers, tailleurs, géographes, laïs, cocus, etc. etc., le tout rédigé par un Merdeux. "Au Pays des Bonnes-Odeurs, Pete en l'air libraire-éditeur", 1883, 127p., frontisp., orig. wr., sm. 8vo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontwr. Wrappers soiled and worn; last leaf and backwr. lacks blank portion of corner; spine dam. = Cf. Hayn/ Gotendorff III, p.694 (earlier eds.).

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Lot 1263: [Picture postcards]. "Console-toi va! T'es pas le

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Description: [Picture postcards]. "Console-toi va! T'es pas le seul". Col. picture postcard, 13,5x8,5 cm., ±1930. - AND 5 others.

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Lot 1264: Les Pruneaux ou les noyaux révélateurs. Récit par

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Description: Les Pruneaux ou les noyaux révélateurs. Récit par Villemer. Paris, Bassereau, n.d. (±1885), lithogr. title, 4p., contemp. plain wr., 4to. Les Enmerdeurs. Numéro espécial de l'Assiette au Beurre. Ibid., Schwarz, 1901, 430-443p., col. lithogr. ills. and orig. wr. by A. WILLETTE, 4to. - AND 2 others: P. BURANI, Les Contes de la Chambrée. No. 113 (Ibid., n.d. (±1900), ills., orig. wr.) and G. LE ROY, Manneken-Pis (Brussels, 1947, plates, orig. wr.).

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Lot 1265: R(émard), C. La chézonomie, ou l'art de ch....

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Description: R(émard), C. La chézonomie, ou l'art de ch.... Poëme didactique, en quatre chants; Par Ch. R***. "A Scôropolis, Et se trouve à Paris, Chez Merlin, Libraire (...)", 1806, XI,(1),191,(1)p., late 19th cent. hmor., richly gilt spine w. raised bands, green mor. letterpiece and green mor. mirror-shaped onlay decoration in each compartment, t.e.g. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso first free endpaper; old owner's entry on first blank; a few foxed spots. A fine, attractively bound copy. = Bibliotheca Scatologica 6; Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.570. "C'était alors le bon temps du poème didactique. Des poètes sans nombre, fort oubliés aujourd'hui, consacrèrent leurs vieilles à se genre de littérature. Nous avions l'Art d'aimer, l'Art de plaire, l'Art du tour (ci n'était pas le grand tour), etc., etc. Eh! messieurs les poètes, que ferons-nous de tant de chefs-d'oeuvre? L'Art de plaire, l'Art de manger ..... L'ART DE CHIER, s'il vout plaît!" (Bibl. Scat.).

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Lot 1266: R(émard), C. La chézonomie, ou l'art de ch....

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Description: R(émard), C. La chézonomie, ou l'art de ch.... Poëme didactique, en quatre chants; Par Ch. R***. "A Scôropolis, Et se trouve à Paris, Chez Merlin, Libraire (...)", 1806, XI,(1),191,(1)p., modern giltlettered hmor. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontw. Occas. vague waterst. in blank fore-edge margin. = Bibliotheca Scatologica 6; Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.570. "C'était alors le bon temps du poème didactique. Des poètes sans nombre, fort oubliés aujourd'huis, consacrèrent leurs veilles à se genre de littérature. Nous avions l'Art d'aimer, l'Art de plaire, l'Art du tour (ci n'était pas le grand tour), etc., etc. Eh! messieurs les poètes, que ferons-nous de tant de chefs-d'oeuvre? L'Art de plaire,'l'Art de manger ..... L'ART DE CHIER, s'il vout plaît!" (Bibl. Scat.).

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R(émard), C. La chézonomie du l'art de ch... Poëme

Lot 1267: R(émard), C. La chézonomie du l'art de ch... Poëme

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Description: R(émard), C. La chézonomie du l'art de ch... Poëme didactique, en quatre chants. "A Scôropolis, Se trouve à Paris et en Belgique, Chez quelques Libraires" (printed by Impr. Oudart, Brussels), 1806, (5),III,88p., printed in 102 copies, orig. wr. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontw. A few lvs. trifle frayed. Wr. loose and brittle w. sm. imperfections. = Bibliotheca Scatologica 6 and Gay/ Lemonnyer I, p.570, both w. imprint "A Scôropolis, Et se trouve à Paris, Chez Merlin" and w. diff. pagination; our edition w. the full name of the author on frontwr. (title-p. w. initials only). "C'était alors le bon temps du poème didactique. Des poètes sans nombre, fort oubliés aujourd'huis, consacrèrent leurs veilles à ce genre de littérature. Nous avions l'Art d'aimer, l'Art de plaire, l'Art du tour (ci n'était pas le grand tour), etc., etc. Eh! messieurs les poètes, que ferons-nous de tant de chefs-d'oeuvre? L'Art de plaire,'l'Art de manger ..... L'ART DE CHIER, s'il vout plaît!" (Bibl. Scat.). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LII.

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Lot 1268: Rolland, A. and Duboys, J. Toucher de la merde,

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Description: Rolland, A. and Duboys, J. Toucher de la merde, c'est signe d'argent! Vaudeville en trois actes. N.pl. (Brussels), "Partout et Nulle Part, mais dans l'arrière de tous les libraires", 1883, 52p., bound by INVICTA LIVRO in full blue mor., gilt spine w. raised bands, silk endpapers, sm. 8vo. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso first free endpaper. First and last page yellowed; upper blank corner of last page carefully restored. = "Ce drame fut représenté le 27 mai 1863, pour l'inauguration du Théâtre érotique.(...) Signe d'Argent eut cinq representations" (introd.). First separate edition; it was first published in 1864 as part of Le Théatre érotique de la rue de la Santé (Perceau 30-1).

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Lot 1269: Rolland, A. and Duboys, J. Toucher de la merde,

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Description: Rolland, A. and Duboys, J. Toucher de la merde, c'est signe d'argent! Vaudeville en trois actes. N.pl. (Brussels), "Partout et Nulle Part, mais dans l'arrière de tous les libraires", 1883, 52p., modern boards w. giltletterered mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo. - Last page sl. foxed. = "Ce drame fut représenté le 27 mai 1863, pour l'inauguration du Théâtre érotique.(...) Signe d'Argent eut cinq representations" (introd.). First separate edition; it was first published in 1864 as part of Le Théatre érotique de la rue de la Santé (Perceau 30-1).

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Lot 1270: (Rolleston, S.). A Philosophical Dialogue

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Description: (Rolleston, S.). A Philosophical Dialogue Concerning Decency. To which Is Added a Critical and Historical Dissertation on Places of Retirement for necessary Occasions, Together With an Account of the Vessels and Utensils in use amongst the Ancients, being a Lecture read before a Society of learned Antiquaries. London, J. Fletcher, 1751, 47,(1)p., modern gilt darkblue morocco w. watered beige silk pastedowns by INVICTA LIVRO, 4to. - Title-p. soiled; outer margins of first two leaves restored; bookseller's note bound with. Otherwise a fine copy. = Rare antiquarian treatises on scatology, also attributed to Benjamin Buckler, brimming with references to classical sources that illustrate the various cultural attitudes to "lavatorial behaviour" and propriety in general. The second part deals i.a. with the various (historical) types of receptacles for human excrement and urine and man's need for privacy when nature calls. Not in Bibliotheca Scatologica Rose 3980; Bibliotheca Osleriana 6409.

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Lot 1271: Rollfinke, D. and Rollfinke, J. The Call of Human

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Description: Rollfinke, D. and Rollfinke, J. The Call of Human Nature. The Role of Scatology in Modern German Literature. Amherst, University of Massachusetts Press, 1986, XIV,237p., ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr. - Bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown. McLaughlin, T. Coprophilia or A Peck of Dirt. London, Cassell & Co., 1971, 1st ed., IX,(1),182p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. Laporte, D. History of Shit. Cambr./ London, The MIT Press, 1993, XIII,(1),160p., ills., orig. cl. - AND 15 others, i.a. M. IWAGO, Nature calls (San Francisco, 1993, col. ills., orig. boards w. dustwr.); J. RICHMAN and A. SHETH, What's your poo telling you? (Ibid., 2007, ills., orig. boards); D.C. YOUNG, Kama Pootra. 52 Mind-blowing ways to poop (Naperville, 2010, ills., orig. boards); D. PRAEGER, Poop Culture. How America is Shaped by its Grossest National Product (Los Angeles, 2007, ills., orig. wr.) and J. WILSON-HOWARTH, Shitting Pretty. How to stay clean and healthy while traveling (San Francisco, 2000, orig. wr.).

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Schnupftücher zum täglichen Gebrauch. N.pl.,

Lot 1272: Schnupftücher zum täglichen Gebrauch. N.pl.,

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Description: Schnupftücher zum täglichen Gebrauch. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1900), 23 fold. lvs. (12x9,5 cm. folded) of various col. toiletpaper, attached to board backcover w. title and ill. of a woman sitting on a slop-pail printed in bronze in upper margin, w. hole to suspend the leaves, overall size 17,5x16 cm. - Some foxing, marginal wear and vague folds. = Extremely rare and remarkable well preserved set of printed toiletpaper from the beginning of the 20th century. The upper leaf has a 12-line poem, all other lvs. have a diff. illustration of people doing their need or related scenes, i.a. with soldiers, ladies, children, a chimney sweep, a poet, a king etc., with a humorous 4-line poem below. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LII.

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Lot 1273: Scott, J. Commentaries on the use and necessity of

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Description: Scott, J. Commentaries on the use and necessity of Lavements in the correction of habitual constipation (...) including also, a copious formulary of intestinal injections, with directions for their application. London, J. Churchill, 1829, 1st ed., (4),4,185,(9),4p., 1 full-p. woodengr. ill., contemp. hcl. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; upper hinge sl. weak; occas. (sl.) waterst. = Wellcome V, p.72. Krepp, F.C. The Sewage Question: being a general review of all systems and methods hitherto employed in various countries for draining cities and utilising sewage. Ibid., Longmans, Green & Co., 1867, XVI,213,(1)p., ills., orig. giltlettered cl. - Bookplate on upper pastedown. Rebacked; corners worn/ dam. AND 2 others: T.J. ASHTON, On the Diseases, Injuries, and Malformations of the Rectum and Anus; with Remarks on Habitual Constipation (Philadelphia, 1865, 4th ed., ills., orig. cl.) and G.E. WARING JR., Draining for Profit, and Draining for Health (New York, 1867, ills., orig. gilt cl.).

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Sidredoulx, Epiphane (= P. Blanchemain). Les

Lot 1274: Sidredoulx, Epiphane (= P. Blanchemain). Les

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Description: Sidredoulx, Epiphane (= P. Blanchemain). Les Fanfreluches. Contes & Gauloiseries par Epiphane Sidredoulx, Président d'honneur de l'Académie de Sotteville-lez-Rouen. Brussels, Gay et Doucé, 1879, 82,(2)p., engr. frontisp. printed in brown by J. CHAUVET, woodengr. vignettes and head- and tailpieces printed in red, printed in 500 numb. copies, contemp. hvellum w. mor. letterpiece. - With the bookplates of Gerrit Komrij and W. Schick on upper pastedown. Letterpiece sl. defective; covers sl. worn along boardedges. = Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.235; Galitzin 624; Rose 4239; Bilderlexikon IV, p.731: "Eine Sammlung frivoler und skatologischer Gedichte". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIII.

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Lot 1275: (Sweerts, H.). Koddige en Ernstige Opschriften, op

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Description: (Sweerts, H.). Koddige en Ernstige Opschriften, op Luyffels, Wagens, Glazen, Uithangborden en andere Taferelen. Amst., J. Jeroense, 1731/ 1732, 4 parts in 1 vol., 144; (2),128; (2),104; (4),122p., 3 diff. engr. frontisp., 12 full-p. and 2 half-p. circular plates, contemp. blindst. vellum, sm. 8vo. - Pastedowns detached; (sl.) fingersoiled in outer margin and some other minor imperfections. = De Vries 313; cf. Waller 1623; Scheepers II, 901; Muller 445: "Geen boek getuigt meer dan dit van de voorliefde onzer vaderen voor vieze grappen, waarbij "struiven" en "veesten" de hoofdrollen vervullen".

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Teale, T.P. Dangers to Health: A Pictorial Guide

Lot 1276: Teale, T.P. Dangers to Health: A Pictorial Guide

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Description: Teale, T.P. Dangers to Health: A Pictorial Guide to Domestic Sanitary Defects. London/ Leeds, J. & J. Churchill/ C. Goodall, 1878, (4),10,(114),VI,23,(1)p., 55 lithogr. plates (mainly printed in black and blue, 1x also in ochre), orig. gilt and dec. cl. - Bookplates of Gerrit Komrij and James O'Byine on upper pastedown. Spine-ends trifle worn. A fine copy. = A rare and remarkable survey, dealing in detail with contemporary aspects of modern home-making: ventilation, plumbing, cesspools, water drainage, heating etc.

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Tele-phon für Verliebte. N.pl., n.publ., n.d.

Lot 1277: Tele-phon für Verliebte. N.pl., n.publ., n.d.

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Description: Tele-phon für Verliebte. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1882), (6)p. (incl. wr.), lithogr. frontwr. and 2 full-p. lithogr. ills. in green and brown, 1 lithogr. textp., 12mo. - Trifle foxed/ soiled; frontwr. sm. marginal imperfection. = Extremely rare comical publication from the early days of the telephone (first introduced in Germany in 1878), the illustrations showing a man listening to a telephone, trying to figure out which word he heard, and the other one showing a woman farting on the other end of the line. "O, Telephon, O, Telephon!/ Du bist 'ne prächt'ge Invention!/ Es klingt jetzt der Verliebten Wort/ Auf viele, viele Meter fort!/ Ein Wort schickt vor'm Zubette geh'n/ Sie ihm, doch konnt' er's nicht versteh'n,/ Was war's für'n Wort?-// Das Wort war kurz!-// Kein Wort war's, nein, ein Telef...!-". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LII.

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Lot 1278: Tillie, W. Scatologische spreekwoorden en

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Description: Tillie, W. Scatologische spreekwoorden en zegswijzen uit de Westhoek. Poperingen, Vrienden van het Poperings Archier, 1993, 151p., ills., orig. wr., 4to. Rothuizen, E.J. Rioleeringen. Amst., Van Mantgem & De Does, 1930, 3rd ed., 277p., fold. plates, ills., orig. dec. cl. A. KURVERS. Spruijt, T. Woordenboek van de stoelgang. Ibid., L.J. Veen, 2004, 221p., orig. wr. Maia, S. Tratamento da Prisão de Ventre. Lisbon, J. Rodrigues & Ca., n.d., 2nd ed., 197p., orig. wr. - AND 30 other (sm.) publications, mostly Dutch and a few Portuguese, i.a. B. WOLF, Fluxus Ventris of de Buikloop ((Batavia, 1826), modern wr. Section from a larger work); I. LEEMANS (ed.), De doorluchtige daden van Jan Stront, opgedragen aan het kakhuis (Utr., 2000, orig. wr.).

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Lot 1279: Uleners, G.-L. and Lindemans, G. Het verhaal van

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Description: Uleners, G.-L. and Lindemans, G. Het verhaal van Flatusstein of hoe Liselotje haar eigen toilet bekwam. Mechelen, Bakermat, 1994, 100p., richly illustrated, loosely inserted fold. poster and cut-out leaf, orig. cl. w. dustwr., large 4to. = With manuscript dedication by the publisher to Gerrit Komrij on loosely inserted leaf. Turdlow, S. Little Lord Farting Boy. Berkeley, Frog, 2004, no pagination, col. ills. P. ARGOFF, orig. boards w. dustwr., 4to. Cho, S. The Gas We Pass. New York, Kane /Miller, 1994, col. ills., orig. pict. boards. - AND 12 others, i.a. P. STALFELT, Het poepboek (N.pl., 2000, ills., orig. pict. boards); R. KROMHOUT and E. SMALING, De prijs van poep (Amst., 2001, col. ills., orig. pict. boards, 4to). - All with the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown or verso frontcover.

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Lot 1280: Volpone und Collofino (= G. Fuchs and J.

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Description: Volpone und Collofino (= G. Fuchs and J. Feinhals). Schulerinnerungen. Ein lustiges Pennälerbrevier. Cologne, Privatdruck, 1925, XIII,(3),172,(1)p., orig. cl. Topor, R. Leonard hat's gewusst. Zurich, Diogenes, 1985, 74p., orig. pict. wr. R. TOPOR. = With a loosely inserted picture postcard illustrated by Roland Topor, with a DEDICATION and SIGNED by the artist on verso. And with a loosely inserted card with a dedication by publisher Jaco Groot to Gerrit Komrij: "beste Gerrit, ik weet niet of je nog met je Grote Strontboek bezig bent, maar dit stuk van Topor kan daar in z'n geheel in. Vriendelijke groet jaco". AND 11 others, i.a. NASENBAER & FRIENDS, Riecher Innerungen (Ruhstorf, 1991, orig. boards); E. LEUPOLZ, Graukach oder die Biberachiade (Biberach, 1972, ills., orig. wr.) and W. PIEPER, Das Scheiss-Buch (Löhrbach, 2001, ills., orig. wr.).

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(Weibezahn, J.H. [?]). Untersuchungen über die

Lot 1281: (Weibezahn, J.H. [?]). Untersuchungen über die

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Description: (Weibezahn, J.H. [?]). Untersuchungen über die Cacteen nach dem natürlichen System von Jussieu. Darmstadt, In Commission bei August Schödler (J. R. Sanzio), 1865, (12)p., large woodcut title-ill. and 1 sm. text ill., in loose lvs. as issued. - Some sl. foxing/ soiling; sm. stain in lower blank corner; (vague) horizontal fold throughout. = Very rare, early edition of this scatological classic. Hayn/ Gotendorff III, p.495. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIV. Historia naturalis cactuum oder ausführliche Naturgeschichte der Kakteen. Ergänzungsheft zu jedem botanischen Werke von Jussieu Junior. Leipsic, F. Ohme, 1921, 30th enl. ed., 28p., orig. wr., sm. 8vo. - Loose (lacks staples). = "Der Wissenschaft eine Gasse" (wr.). AND 3 sm. related modern reprints.

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Lot 1282: Whorton, J.C. Inner Hygiene. Constipation & the

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Description: Whorton, J.C. Inner Hygiene. Constipation & the Pursuit of Health in Modern Society. Oxf., O.U.P., 2000, XVII,(5),315p., ills., orig. boards w. dustwr. Persels, J. and Ganim, R. Fecal Matters in Early Modern Literature and Art. Studies in Scatology. Aldershot/ Burlington, Ashgate, 2004, XXI,(1),192p., orig. cl. w. dustwr. - AND 19 others, i.a. R.A. LEWIN, Merde. Excursions in scientific, cultural, and sociohistorical coprology (New York, 1999, orig. boards w. dustwr.); R. HOPE, It's only gas! (N.pl., 1939, ills., orig. hcl. w. dustwr. SIGNED by the author); M. WYNN, Of pots and privies (Middleburg, 1959, ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr.); W. CREEK, Now here's a man who knows his shit (Ontario, 1998, ills., orig. wr.); H.-J. DÖPP, In Praise of the Backside (New York, 2010, col. ills., orig. boards w. dustwr.) and C. HOLMES, The not so little Book of Dung (Stroud, 2006, (col.) plates, orig. cl. w. dustwr.).

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Lot 1283: Zeviani, G.V. Über die Hypochondrie,

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Description: Zeviani, G.V. Über die Hypochondrie, hypochondrische Flatulenz, Windsucht und die übrigen Blähungsbeschwerden. Ärzten, besonders aber Hypochondristen gewidmet. Aus dem Italienischen übersetzt. Mit Anmerkungen des Übersetzers. Ofen, "Verlegt auf Kosten der Herausgeber", 1799, 261,(3)p., contemp. board w. paper letterpiece. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown. Spine-ends chipped; backstrip sm. dent; covers worn along edges; sm. ticket on front- and backcover. = Cf. Bibliotheca Scatologica 134 (Ital. edition of 1761); Hirsch V, p.362. Rare.

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Lot 1284: Zeviani, G.V. Über die Hypochondrie,

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Description: Zeviani, G.V. Über die Hypochondrie, hypochondrische Flatulenz, Windsucht und die übrigen Blähungsbeschwerden. Ärzten, besonders aber Hypochondristen gewidmet. Aus dem Italienischen übersetzt. Mit Anmerkungen des Übersetzers. Ofen, "Verlegt auf Kosten der Herausgeber", 1799, 261,(3)p., contemp. wr. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on verso frontwr. Foxed; libr. stamp and inventory number on title. Wrappers rubbed/ worn. = Cf. Bibliotheca Scatologica 134 (Ital. edition of 1761); Hirsch V, p.362. Rare.

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Lot 1285: Académie de Lectures, ou Recherces Curieuses,

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Description: Académie de Lectures, ou Recherces Curieuses, Historiques, Littéraires, Morales, Philosophiques et Anecdotes. Par une Société de Lecteurs. Paris, Veuve Duchesne/ Clousier, 1783/ 1787, 2 vols., VIII,287; (4),257p., contemp. unif. marbled calf, richly gilt spine w. mor. letterpiece, sm. 8vo. - Corners worn; binding sl. rubbed at extremities. = Rare. Not in Quérard, Cioranescu, Brunet etc.

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[Africa]. Levaillant, F. Reize in de binnenlanden

Lot 1286: [Africa]. Levaillant, F. Reize in de binnenlanden

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Description: [Africa]. Levaillant, F. Reize in de binnenlanden van Afrika, langs de Kaap de Goede Hoop, in de jaaren MDCCLXXX tot MDCCLXXXV. Dutch transl. J.D. Pasteur. Leyden/ Amst., Honkoop and Allart, 1791-1798, 5 vols., large fold. engr. map of Southern Africa, 34 (fold.) plates/ views (a smaller number printed in bistre), contemp. unif. giltlettered hroan. - A fine set, with a few minor blemishes: large fold. map w. small tear at inner margin; a few leaves sl. dampstained in blank margin. Paper over covers sl. rubbed; vol.3 upper joint sl. split at foot of spine. = Tiele 659 (calls incorrectly for 6 vols.); cf. Mendelssohn I, p.889; cf. Gay 3118. Cox I, p.389: " (...) interesting as an account of South Africa at a time when comparatively little was known regarding its natural history and the Dutch settlers". Henze III, p.228: "Seine Werke fesselte durch lebhafte, flüssige Diktion und mußten Gemüter mächtig ansprechen, in denen noch Rousseausche Ideen nachklangen. Kein Reise-schriftsteller über Süd-Afrika hat größere Beachtung in west. Ausland gefunden als er." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIII.

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Lot 1287: [Africa]. Levaillant, F. Second voyage dans

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Description: [Africa]. Levaillant, F. Second voyage dans l'intérieur de l'Afrique, par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, dans les années 1783, 84 et 85. Paris, H.J. Jansen, An 3 (1795), 3 vols., (2),XLIV,304,(2); 426,(2); (4),525,(7)p., 22 (fold.) engr. plates, contemp. unif. gilt hcalf w. 2 mor. letterpieces. - Partly waterstained, occas. affecting plates; occas. foxed; some plates w. (closed) tears on folds. Corners sl. worn. = The first 8vo edition. Gay 3118; Nissen, ZBI 2482; Henze III, p.228: "Seine Werke fesselten durch lebhafte, flüssige Diktion und mussten Gemüter mächtig ansprechen, in denen noch Rousseausche Ideen nachklangen." On Levaillant and his works extensively Mendelssohn p.889-892: "(...) the traveller traversed the countries now known as British and German Namaqualand, Damaraland, parts of Bechuanaland, and the Kalahari Desert. (...) His description is unique, for this period, as little information respecting these regions had been published up to this date."

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[Africa]. Park, M. Reise in das Innere von Afrika

Lot 1288: [Africa]. Park, M. Reise in das Innere von Afrika

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Description: [Africa]. Park, M. Reise in das Innere von Afrika in den Jahren 1795, 1796 und 1797 auf Veranstaltung der Afrikanischen Gesellschaft unternommen. Nebst einem Wörterbuche der Mandingo-Sprache und einem Anhange geographischer Erläuterungen von Rennell. German transl. by? Hamb., B.G. Hoffmann, 1799, (10),VI,543p., engr. frontisp. portrait by F. BOLT, fold. engr. map w. handcol. border and route, 5 plates, contemp. plain boards w. giltlettered paper letterpiece. - Libr. stamps on first free endpaper and on title-p. Spine-ends sl. rubbed. Otherwise very fine. = With the (rare) map. First German edition of Mungo Park's classic Travels in the Interior Districs of Africa (London, 1799). Cf. Cox I, p.394f; Henze IV, p.14; Kainbacher II, p.168; Gay 2788; Howgego P21: "In 1794 Park offered his services to the African Association, the intention being to follow the route pioneered by Daniel Houghton across West Africa in an attempt to reach the River Niger. (...) His offer was accepted and it was decided to recruit fifty more men to act as his escort. (...) Park eventually left Pisania (2.12.95) with an English-speaking Mandingo guide called Johnson, a slave called Demba, a horse and two asses, food supply for two days, an umbrella, a sextant, a compass, a thermometer and four firearms. (...) He reached Sego (= Segou) on the River Niger on 20.7.96, where he was at last able to confirm that the river flowed towards the east. (...) [He] arrived back at Pisania on 10.6.97 (...). Warmly received in London, Park spent the next year writing his immensely popular Travels into the interior of Africa (1799) (...)." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LV.

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Lot 1289: [Almanacs]. Acht en Een. Almanak voor 1881. Utr.,

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Description: [Almanacs]. Acht en Een. Almanak voor 1881. Utr., "Niet in den handel", (1880), 98p., mounted photogr. frontisp., lithogr. plate, contemp. hcl., dec. endpapers in green and gold, sm. 8vo. - Trifle/ sl. yellowed/ foxed; hinges weak(ening). = Curious private almanac, written/ published "omdat een klubje meisjes, leerlingen van dezelfde school, elkander eene herinnering wilden nalaten, aan de nuttige en aangename uren samen besteed" (introduction). The girls also hoped to sell the almanac to family and friends, so they could donate the money to the board of the 'School voor Havelooze kinderen'. This refers to the 'Haveloze School', a free school for the poor, situated i.a. in Utrecht. The almanac contains contributions in prose and poetry under the nine following names/ pseudonyms: Jembé, One, A propos, Idee, Diana, Coca, Encore, Giovanetta, and Cri-cri. The photograph on the frontispiece shows the Boothstraat in the centre of Utrecht, at the junction with the Voorstraat. In the first chapter the general importance of the street and of its name-giver is explained, but a garden is also mentioned, for a secret reason special to the girls of '8 and 1'.

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Lot 1290: [Almanacs]. Alexandrana of almanach voor 1818.

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Description: [Almanacs]. Alexandrana of almanach voor 1818. Amst., H. Moolenijzer, (1817), (16),112p., aquatint frontisp. portrait of Alexander I, title-p. and 4 plates, contemp. boards w. slipcase, 16mo. - Fine. = "Alexandra, of aardige gezegdens en merkwaardige daden van Peter den Grooten, en van Alexander den Eersten, keizers van Rusland" (divisional title-p. afer the almanac). The Children's World of Learning 2350; Waller 51.

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Lot 1291: [Almanacs]. Almanac de Gotha pour l'année 1801.

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Description: [Almanacs]. Almanac de Gotha pour l'année 1801. Gotha, C.W. Ettinger, (1800), (56),92,(8),120,(12)p., engr. frontisp., title and 10 plates, fold. table, contemp. plain wr., a.e.g., 16mo. - Browned/ soiled; bookblock warped. Gilding on edges wearing off. Almanach de poche de Goettingue pour l'année 1809. Göttingen, H. Dieterich, 1808, 60,164,48,(4)p., stipple-engr. frontisp. portrait, 16 engr. plates/ views, contemp. boards, 12mo.

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Lot 1292: [Almanacs]. Almanach dédié aux demoiselles. Paris,

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Description: [Almanacs]. Almanach dédié aux demoiselles. Paris, L. Janet, n.d. (±1825), (18),154,(14)p., engr. title and 6 plates, each w. accomp. textleaf, orig. printed boards w. matching slipcase, a.e.g., 12mo. - Foxed almost throughout; hinges sl. weak. = Grand-Carteret 1634. Hommage aux Dames. Ibid., idem, n.d. (±1830), 2 vols., (6),164; (6),175p., 2 diff. engr. titles and 12 plates, orig. almost unif. printed boards w. matching slipcase, a.e.g., 12mo. - One vol. upper hinge weak; first quire loose(ning); trifle foxed/ soiled. = Grand-Carteret 1680. AND 3 others: ALMANACH DES DAMES POUR L'AN 1825 (Paris/ Tübingen, (1824), plates, contemp. boards, 12mo); ALBUM DES MUSES (Paris, 1828, plates, orig. boards, slipcase, 12mo) and GUIRLANDE DES MOIS. Troisième année (Ibid., 1919, col. ills., orig. boards, slipcase, 12mo).

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Lot 1293: [Almanacs]. Almanach des Muses 1777. Paris,

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Description: [Almanacs]. Almanach des Muses 1777. Paris, Delalain, (1776), 2 parts in 1 vol., V,(12),292,4p., 1 engr. title, scores, contemp. hcalf w. mor. letterpiece, 12mo. - Bookseller's catalogue entry mounted on verso first free endpaper; owner's entry and sm. ticket w. "1777" pasted over year on title-p. = Contains i.a. a poem 'Romance' by L. d'Ussieux, with music by J.J. Rousseau and various contributions by Voltaire, Saint-Ange, Philippon. Not in Grand-Carteret.

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[Almanacs]. Almanach des ridicules, (pour l'année

Lot 1294: [Almanacs]. Almanach des ridicules, (pour l'année

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Description: [Almanacs]. Almanach des ridicules, (pour l'année 1801). Paris, De l'Imprimerie des Sourds-Muets, an X (1800), (4),II,21-188p., engr. frontisp., later giltlettered hmor., 12mo. - Although the pagination starts at 21, textually complete; foxed; date and year of publishing pasted over w. paper. Corners showing. = Only one more volume was published. Also with a few scatalogical anecdotes. Grand-Carteret 1344; not in Monglond.

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[Almanacs]. Almanach des spectacles, par K.Y.Z.

Lot 1295: [Almanacs]. Almanach des spectacles, par K.Y.Z.

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Description: [Almanacs]. Almanach des spectacles, par K.Y.Z. Paris, L. Janet, Sixième Année (1823), 144,(8)p., handcol. engr. title and 9 plates, orig. printed boards w. matching slipcase, a.e.g., 12mo. - The plates sl. browned/ yellowed; occas. sl. foxed. = This theatre almanac was published for 8 years, from 1818-1825. Grand-Carteret 1822: "Très intéressant almanach, attribué à Charles Malo (...) donnant la revue sommaire des scènes parisiennes, des théâtres de province, des jugements sur les pièces et leurs interprètes, des notes sur les débuts et le répertoire. (...) les articles étaient le plus souvent conçus dans un esprit satirique, et aucun théâtre ne paraît avoir échappé aux malices de ses rédacteurs."

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[Almanacs]. Almanach Voor het Jaar 1771. Amst., J.

Lot 1296: [Almanacs]. Almanach Voor het Jaar 1771. Amst., J.

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Description: [Almanacs]. Almanach Voor het Jaar 1771. Amst., J. Stanhoffius and F. de Kruyff, (1770), (32)p., printed in black and red, 14 engr. plates, of which 13 by N. VAN DER MEER, showing fables, each with an 8-line verse engr. below image, and 1 containing a time-table for the ringing of the bells of the "Poortklok te Amsterdam", contemp. chintz paper wr., contemp. board slipcase, narrow 24mo, 6,4x2,9 cm. - Title-p. and last page some sl. offsetting from brocade endpapers. Otherwise very fine. = Welsh 180.Very rare almanach (not in the usual reference works). No copy in NCC. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIV.

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