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Alain-René LESAGE Le diable boiteux

Alain-René LESAGE

Le diable boiteux

Chez Claude Barbin, AParis 1707, In 12 (9,5x16,4cm), (12) 318pp. (5), relié.


First Edition Second printing, very rare, as well as the first edition, which in turn contains a frontispiece. Tchemerzine VII, 188/189. Full Sheepskin contemporary. Back tooled raised. part of title in red morocco. Head cap threadbare; tail headdress torn. 2 corners bumped. Friction. A clear, pale from fading on preliminary leaves mouillue. The lame devil is one of the rarest original eighteenth. We know that the first edition was exhausted in a few days and had to move quickly to a second printing; legend has it that two lords fought to the sword before the bookseller's shop Barbin to determine who would have the final copy of the second draft. It is this work which made Lesage a distinguished writer and immediately famous. The author had borrowed the frame Guevarra, the devil carrying a deadly rooftop and watching the scenes in the home. --- 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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