C. Decker. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #043196
Later mottled calf. No general title page, no printer or date, apparently a surreptitious edition, attractive engraved title signed C. Decker; near miniature, binding measures 3 7/8" x 2 1/4". Old signature crossed out on verso of first section title with browning, unmarked internally otherwise. Some editions of the same material (lacking the final section) appear with a title dated 1590 (though presumed to be later), but this collection can be dated to ca. 1691 when the spurious fragment of the Satyricon "found" during the sacking of Belgrade in 1688 was first published. It appears here in the final section. The fragment was the source of much debate, even Leibniz weighed in, and though found to be fallacious, was reprinted and included in editions into the 20th century. 58, 87, , 502, (39) p. Size: 32mo. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Illustrator: C. Decker. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Erotica; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043196.