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Lot 1091: Erotopaegnion, sive Priapeia veterum et

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: Erotopaegnion, sive Priapeia veterum et recentorium. Veneri jocosae sacrum. Lutetiae Parisioru (Paris), C.-F. Patris, 1798, (12),VI,(2),188p., 2 engr. plates, 19th cent. hmor. by R. RAPARRIER, richly gilt spine w. raised bands, t.e.g. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown and owner's entries of G. Legman ("1958"; on verso first fee endpaper) and Jules Bobin ("1867"; on verso first blank). Corners trifle worn. Fine. = Gay/ Lemonnyer II, p.145; Pia p.413; l'Enfer 639; Rose 1578; Bilderlex. II, p.350; Brunet IV, p.869. First edition of this collection of Latin and Neolatin poems dedicated to Priapus, compiled by François-Joseph-Michel Noël. Contains poems by classical authors like Catullus, Martialis, Horatius, Tibullus and Ovidius, as well as poems by modern classic authors, arranged by nationality, e.g. Bembo, Sannazar, Crotti, Justus Lipsius, G. Buchanan and J.-B. Rousseau. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XLIII.

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