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Sigrais, Claude-Guillaume Bourdon.
Histoire Des Rats, Pour Servir A l'Histoire Universelle
Verlag. Ratopolis (Paris?), N.P. 1737, First and Only. Full-Leather, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Book, 2 full pp. engraved plates, Title (in red and black) vignette. 140 pp. + index and errata. 8vo, contemporary calf Spine with raised bands and Morocco title piece. A Ratopolis (Paris), 1737. First Edition. Author's first book. A work of satire partly written as a reaction to Moncrif's "Histoire des Chats". This edition is not listed in the Bibliotheque National On-Line catalogue. Earlier this satyrical work as attr. to Voltaire. A fine copy apart for tape repair to tiltle pp. See: Barbier, 764 Cohen Ricci, Guide de l'amateur de livres a gravures du Xviii siecle, 954 Weller, Druckorte, 101 Dobbertin, Rattenfangersage, Nr. 121 Some tape stains [title] and and at inner margin of print. Good.
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