Neufchatel (et se trouve à Paris): Chez le Veuve Duchesne, 1788.
Third Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #048430
Two volumes bound in one in contemporary leather backed boards, hinges dry and cracked, but binding still sound. Scattered minor foxing and browning, a few pages inperfectly opened with some loss in the margin, but a nice copy overall. 232pp, 222pp plus 2pp of ads. 14 plates (7 in each volume including frontispieces). The third edition, the first was 1779.
Restif de la Bretonne author of a multitude of books (Les Nuits de Paris, Anti Justine, Le Pornographe), enemy of the Marquis de Sade and dinner companion of Grimod de La Reynière. La Vie de Mon Père functions as a foil to his other works, evoking a rural past and a moral tone that is nowhere present, save in reverse, elsewhere. Size: Octavo (8vo). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 18th century; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 048430.