Lot 994
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The Facecieuses paradoxes & other comic speeches. The newest addition to the Escarcelle de ses imaginations. Rouen, Thomas Maillard, 1615. In-12 (144 x 73 mm) from 16, 77, 3, the last of which is white; red morocco, triple gilt fillet framing, spine with ornamented ribs, roulette on the cuts, gilt edges (Trautz-Bauzonnet) Rare first edition. This is the third book by actor Deslauriers, published under the pseudonym Bruscambille. The book begins with a eulogy on nipples, and continues with comic prologues, often naughty, bawdy and mischievous, working in a complex language. The book includes the "Paradox on Prison", "In Favour of Fashion", "In Favour of Crabs", "In Favour of Chicane", "In Favour of the Bottle", among others, and ends with a eulogy to Bacchus. Very nice copy. Provenance: Félix Solar (sale 1860, lot 2155: "Very nice copy of a very rare edition" - Octave de Béhague (sale 1880, lot 1267) - La Roche Lacarelle (ex-libris, sale 1888, lot 401) - Franchetti (ex-libris) - Henri Bonnasse (ex-libris). Brunet, I, 1303.
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