Jean-Baptiste ROUSSEAU. Epigrammes, ornées... - Lot 109 - Gros & Delettrez

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Jean-Baptiste ROUSSEAU. Epigrammes, ornées... - Lot 109 - Gros & Delettrez
Jean-Baptiste ROUSSEAU. Epigrammes, ornées de gravures, Représentant les sujets les plus licencieux et les plus libertins. S.l., 1791. In-12, gray half-percaline à la bradel, long gilt title between two gilt fleurons, untrimmed. 34 pp. 9 engraved plates representing 18 free compositions. Very rare first separate edition of these licentious and satirical epigrams. Considered the first lyricist of his time, Rousseau (1671-1741) died in exile. He vented his resentment in his Epigrams, still highly esteemed today. According to insolate plate, false title frayed. Cohen, 902; Gay II, 125. Rare edition of Rousseau's licentious epigrams.
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