Glossaire érotique de la langue française

1861130 x 195 m

ORIGINAL EDITION published under pseudonym.


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An erotic glossary of the French language from its origins to the present day, containing explanations of all the words dedicated to love.

ORIGINAL EDITION published under pseudonym of thisa good repertoire of literary erotica"(Pierre Guiraud,  Erotic Dictionary).
It was written by Auguste Scheler, a Belgian historian and philologist, librarian to King Leopold, professor at the universities of Liège and Brussels, and a learned linguist specialising in the literary history of the Middle Ages and etymology.
The work was condemned to destruction by the Seine Criminal Court in May 1865.
A charming copy, finely bound by Edouard Pagnant (1852-1916) at the end of the 19th century.

Brussels,[With the author],1861.In-12, Bound,130 x 195 m,396 pp.

Bound by Pagnant, half havana morocco with corners, richly decorated ribbed spine, fillets on covers, cover not preserved.


Auguste Scheler

Louis de Landes

(Ebnat - Switzerland, 06 April 1819; Ixelles - Belgium, 16 November 1890)

Historian and philologist, librarian of the Royal Library.

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