Histoire Des Cocus Celebres.

Paris: Victor Bunel, 1871. Hardcover. A history of famous cuckolded husbands, in French. With an alphabetical table at the end listing the men, including Henri VIII, Jean Jacques Rousseau, and Moliere. 4to, 802pp, b&w frontis, b&w illus throughout, text in two columns. One half red leather with marbled boards. Title in gilt on red leather spine with raised bands and gilt rules. Covers are rubbed at edges and especially at lower half of marbled board at back cover. Internally, a brown spot starting at page 789 and continuing to end, which does not obscure text. Marbled end papers somewhat damaged at inner hinge edges; back hinge is starting. A small owner's stamp appears at half title page and at a few locations internally. Good +. Item #12158

Price: $125.00

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