[Jean-Charles GERVAISE DE LA TOUCHE]. Mémoires... - Lot 54 - Gros & Delettrez

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[Jean-Charles GERVAISE DE LA TOUCHE]. Mémoires... - Lot 54 - Gros & Delettrez
[Jean-Charles GERVAISE DE LA TOUCHE]. Mémoires de Saturnin, écrits par lui-même, Nouvelle édition, corrigée & augmentée, avec Figures. A Londres, [Paris, Cazin], 1787 (second part dated 1786). 2 volumes in-8, contemporary red morocco, triple gilt fillet on covers, ornate smooth spines, olive morocco title-pieces, filleted edges, gilt edges, brown morocco spine folders and flaps, lined slipcases. [2 ff.], 235 pp; [2 ff.], 151 pp; 24 figures engraved by Elluin after drawings by Borel. Reissue of Le Portier des Chartreux, superbly illustrated from Borel's drawings and printed on blue laid paper with wide margins, the figures printed on strong white vellum. "The engravings are among the best ever made to illustrate this erotic classic" (Pia). Cohen, 431: "the finest edition of this novel"; Pia, 622; Dutel, A 523**. A fine copy in contemporary morocco.
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