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Jean Frédéric BERNARD La gazette de Cythere, ou avantures galantes et recentes, arrivées dans les principales villes de l'Europe. Traduite de l'anglais

Jean Frédéric BERNARD

La gazette de Cythere, ou avantures galantes et recentes, arrivées dans les principales villes de l'Europe. Traduite de l'anglais

S.n., Londres 1774, in-8 (11,5x20,5cm), XI (1) 260pp. (2) ; (1bc.) 88pp., 2 parties reliées en un volume.


First edition, illustrated with an allegorical frontispiece and a portrait of Madame du Barry. The second part is entitled: Precis History of the Life of Mad. the Comtesse du Barry. Limited edition the author is Jean Frédéric Bernard by Barbier. Full mottled calf iced contemporary. Smooth back decorated. With delicate cap missing. Split bits in mind. Upper joint split tail. Jaw cracked. Friction. Yellow wetness in the middle margin of the book, running on a few pages of the second part (from p. 50). Collection comprises 12 new and gallant libertines taking place in several places in Europe. Jean Frédéric Bernard is best known for his works of research and compilation such as Praise of Hell, or European travel north, rather than literature. His news is nonetheless solidly built and well written, it is in the style of those Baculard Arnaud, some humor and satire more. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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