[LA SOLLE (Henri-François de)].

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[LA SOLLE (Henri-François de)].
Memoirs of Versorand. Amsterdam, s.d. [Paris, 1750]. 6 parts in 3 volumes in-12, grained basane, ornate spine, red edges (contemporary binding). First edition, with 6 frontispieces engraved by Fessard after Le Lorrain. A novel written under the Regency, somewhat licentious but instructive, placed on the index by police measure in 1825 (Gay-Lemonnyer). The author, a lawyer at the Paris parliament and author of romantic and libertine works, committed suicide in Paris in 1761. Ex-libris From the library of Mr Alexandre Clappier. Some brown spots. Lower part of the frontispiece of the fifth part doubled. Worn binding with missing headpieces.
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