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La chronique scandaleuse de Paris; ou, Histoire des mauvais lieux.

Author/Creator:
Sauval, Henri, 1623-1676.
Other Title:
Histoire des mauvais lieux
Publication:
Bruxelles : J.-J. Gay, ... 1883.
Format/Description:
Book
88 pages, [2] leaves of plates ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Brothels -- France -- Paris -- 17th century.
Prostitution -- France -- Paris.
Place of Publication:
Belgium Brussels.
Notes:
Title-page in red and black.
With two full-page wood-engravings by E. Vermorcken after the painter Mallet.
Half title.
Publisher's advertisement on rear wrapper.
Printed from manuscripts in the Bibliothèque Nationale and the Bibliothèque de Rouen. Cf. Preface.
Originally published as a chapter entitled "Traite des bordels" in Histoire et Recherches des antiquités de la ville de Paris (1733)
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the J. P. Wickersham Crawford Collection.
RBC copy acquired in 2017 from Zoe Abrams Rare Books.
RBC copy has original printed wrappers retained; bound in modern blue clother over marbled paper boards.
Penn Chronology:
1883
Contributor:
Vermorcken, Eduard, engraver.
Gay, Jules, 1807-
J. P. Wickersham Crawford Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
7597153
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