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Nogaret, Félix]. - Le Fond du sac, ou restant... - Lot 195 - Crait + Müller
Nogaret, Félix]. - Le Fond du sac, ou restant des babioles de M. X.***, Membre éveillé de l'Académie des Dormans. Venice, Chez Pantalon-Phébus, 1780. 2 volumes in-18, period bindings in full seeded calf with boards decorated with a double frame of gilt fillets, very ornate smooth spines, fawn title and tomaison, floral roulette on the edges and inside, gilt edges - VI, 204 pp. 1 frontispiece and 5 mid-page vignettes; XVI, 199 pp. 1 p., 4 mid-page vignettes Frontispiece-portrait charged with Nogaret as a mask of an ancient faun spitting out various allegorical objects by Durand who also made the charming vignettes, here in superb condition. One of the best texts in verse and prose by Nogaret where he deploys the piquant spirit that made his reputation.
The work published in Paris by Cazin bears the initial "X" of the anagram of Felix Nogaret "Xanferligote". This first edition is part of the initial productions of the Cazin collection (n°XX) (cf. Corroënne, bulletin du cazinophile, initial period, 1880, p. 229).
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