Lot n° 262
100 - 150
ALMANACH PERPÉTUEL des pauvres diables, to... - Lot 262 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
ALMANACH PERPÉTUEL des pauvres diables, to serve as a corrective to the Almanach des gourmands. Paris, Madame Caillot, 1803. In-12, half-basane, smooth spine decorated (20th century binding).
Frontispiece showing an author standing in front of his library, a simple piece of bread in his hand: "this kind of protest against the spirit of enjoyment and gluttony of the time, was then very fashionable" (Grand-Carteret, 1407).
Some foxing. Spine faded.
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