Le Paysan et la Paysane Pervertis; ou les Dangers de la Ville. Restif de La Bretonne Nicolas Edme.
Le Paysan et la Paysane Pervertis; ou les Dangers de la Ville.
Le Paysan et la Paysane Pervertis; ou les Dangers de la Ville.
Le Paysan et la Paysane Pervertis; ou les Dangers de la Ville.
Le Paysan et la Paysane Pervertis; ou les Dangers de la Ville.

Le Paysan et la Paysane Pervertis; ou les Dangers de la Ville.

Hague: 1784.

Binet. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Item #046741
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4 volumes in later half morocco over marbled boards. First collected edition of La Paysan and La Paysane Pervertis completely reset and edited - dated 1784 but did not appear until 1787. 16 parts in 4 volumes complete with 120 plates. Quite clean internally, a few tiny tears in the outer margin. 542pp; 536pp; 552pp; 550pp with the two page stock list at the end of volume 4.

"Rare and almost never found with the full suite of [120] engravings" Bibliographie et iconographie de tous les ouvrages de Restif de la Bretonne, 250. Le Paysan Pervertis had been published in 1775, La Paysane in 1784 - this brings the two together for the first time. They are erotic novels with a moral compass - in contrast, at least notionally, to de Sade's Justine (which de la Bretonne opposed with his novel Anti-Justine in 1798) or Juliette. Size: Octavo (8vo). 4-volume set (complete). Illustrator: Binet. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Erotica. Inventory No: 046741.

Price: $3,500.00