Chansons joyeuses et de table. Erotic songs, Alexis Piron.
Chansons joyeuses et de table.
Chansons joyeuses et de table.

Chansons joyeuses et de table.

1825. Paris: Chez les Marchands de Nouveautés, [c. 1825 or earlier].

64mo, (3 x 2 ins, 7 x 5 cms). With an engraved frontispiece and facing engraved title-page, [2] letterpress title verso blank, [3]-254pp. text. Original pink wrappers, printed label, worn, gently restored and enclosed in a box.

§ A great rarity -- three copies recorded, Oxford, BNF, and Lilly (imperfect) to which can be added PML (rebound). A collection of erotic songs by Alexis Piron (1689-1773), Charles Collé (1709-1783) and "Gallet" (1698-1757), three popular French dramatists and song writers who were all members of the famous dining club, Société du Caveau. A copy was recently recorded at auction (2018) but the price was not available. From the collection of Gershon Legman. Item #123805

Price: $975.00

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