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Moeurs Francaises and Moeurs Anglaises

By Etienne de Jouy

1815-1823- Paris- Chez Pillet Aine

7" by 4"; vi, 396; 353; 340; 348; 388; 334; 364; 333; 345; 410; 340; 366; 354; 344; 273, 6pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

A fifteen volume set of the satirical works of manners by Etienne de Jouy.

Works not issued as a set by publisher but uniformly bound. Contains various mixed editions of the 'L'Hermite' works by Etienne de Jouy under the collected titles of Moeurs Francaises and Anglaises.

Works are:

L'Hermite de la Chausee d'Antin (Vols 2-5, 1815-1818, Mixed seventh, eighth and ninth edition)
Le Franc-Parleur, suite de L'hermite de la Chaussee d'Antin (Vols 6-7, 1815-1817, fourth edition)
L'Hermite de La Guiane (Vols 8-10, 1818, third edition)
L'Hermite en Province (Vol 12-14, 1819-1822, mixed third and seventh edition)
L'Hermite de Londres (Vols 15, 17, fourth edition)
Les Hermites en Prison (Vol 19, fourth edition)

Lacking volume I, the first volume of L'Hermite de la Chausee d'Antin. Lacking volume 11, the first part of L'Hermite en Province. Lacking volume 16, the second part of L'hermite de Londres. Lacking volume 18 the first part of Les Hermites en Prison.

Also lacking the final work of this sort, Les Hermites en Liberte, presumably volumes 20 and 21.

With 23 plates over 15 volumes, three maps, one folding plate and illustrated tail pieces.

With a publisher's catalogue to the rear of the last volume.

Etienne de Jouy was a French playwright who wrote a series of satirical sketches of Parisian life, here collected.

CONDITION

in full calf bindings with gilt detailing and contrasting spine labels. Externally, all volumes generally smart with rubbing and bumping to the extremities and wear to the head and tail of the spine. Hinges to volume III strained. Front hinge strained to volume 19, rear hinge strained to volume 7. Slight loss to head of spine of volumes 10 and 15. Closed tear to page 317/318 of volume 5. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright with spotting throughout, heavier to first and last and to plates. Slight cockling to volume 2 and 3. Overall: VERY GOOD


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