LOT 485
SOLD €550,00

[Scatalogy. Flatulence. Bound by Thouvenin] Oratio pro crepitu ventris

Habita ad patres crepitantes. Ab Em. Martino ecclesiae Alonensis decano. E. Martino. Cosmopoli (Strasbourg), Ex Typographia Societatis Patrum Crepitantium, 1768, 70 p., splendidly bound by Thouvenin in fine 19th-century blindstamped and gilt long-grained brown morocco, gilt edges and inside dentelles, gilt and ribbed spine with mor. letterpiece and gilt-lettered signature at foot, silk endpapers, 32mo.

Very good, attractively bound copy from the library of Bob Luza, with his circular bookplate on upper pastedown. The greater part of his library was sold at auction in Amsterdam, 1981. Weller I, 294; Bibliotheca Scatologica p. 42; Gay/Lemonnyer III, p.586. Rare miniature book on flatulence, defending and glorifying farts. An Italian version in 8vo appeared in 1771.

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