CREBILLON (CLAUDE-PROSPER JOLYOT DE) Tanzai et Néardarne. Histoire Japonoise, 2 vol.
Lot 9
CREBILLON (CLAUDE-PROSPER JOLYOT DE) Tanzai et Néardarne. Histoire japonoise, 2 vol.
Sold for £984 (US$ 1,542) inc. premium

Lot Details
[CREBILLON (CLAUDE-PROSPER JOLYOT DE)]
Tanzai et Néardarne. Histoire japonoise, 2 vol., first illustrated edition, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 5 engraved plates, single rust-hole in blank area of N7 in volume one, bookplate of Bibliotheque de Bourgogne, contemporary red morocco, triple gilt rule to covers, flat spines decorative gilt with flower motifs, g.e., short scuff along one band [Cohen-de Ricci 265], 8vo, Pekin [Paris], chez Lou-Chou-Chu-La, 1740

Footnotes

  • First published in 1734, Crebillon's satire was written as an attack on the Duchesse du Maine and Cardinal de Rohan. This is the first illustrated edition, with a suite of five erotic plates.
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