Lot 184 of 338:
Curious work by early surrealist, 1817  

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Facétiana, précédé de l'origine de Mlle d'Alambic, épouse d'Esprit-pointu, et orné de son portrait en taille d'ours. Avec les bons mots de Marianne, par Anagrame Dauneur

Ragueneau de LaChainaye, Armand Henri.


Chez Delaunay... et chez les marchands de nouveau thé



179 pp, Engraved frontispiece. (12mo) 13.5x8 cm (5¾x3¼"), period cloth.

The author was early exponent of surrealism. OCLC/WorldCat lists three copies of the 1816 first printing, with the same pagination and publisher, and just one copy of this 1817 printing, at Stanford University.

Lot Amendments

Minor wear to spine ends and corners, front hinge starting to crack; top right corner of frontispiece clipped, evidently to facilitate folding the top of the plate which extends beyond the text block; some aging within, a few pencil marks in margins; very good.

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