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Les Femmes, Volume I

By Vicomte Joseph Alexandre de Segur

1820 - Paris - Raymond, Libraire

5.5" by 8.5", xiij, 474pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

The first volume of Les Femmes 'Women, their status and influence in the social order in different nations, ancient and modern' plus the influence of women under the Empire, and historical notes by M. Ch. N*** 'men make the laws; women make the morals'.

Joseph Alexandre Pierre, vicomte de Sgur (April 1756 - July 1805) was a French poet, songwriter and playwright. Licentious by vocation, the vicomte de Sgue spent his existence composing poems, songs and comedies. In a way of perpetuating the tradition instituted by his birth, he had himself many adulterine children, to whom he gave his name and whose education he financed. He made build to host his mistress Louise Julie Careau a house at the rue Chantereine, he had two sons from her.

Includes a frontispiece and plates within.

In French.

CONDITION

In a full morocco binding. Externally, worn with loss to the top and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and foxed to the first and last few pages otherwise fairly clean with only the odd spot. Copperplate ink inscription dated 1822 to the verso of the front free-endpaper.

Overall Condition: GOOD ONLY.


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