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MOUCHERON, C. A. [FORTIS DE PILES, Alphonse and SAINT-CHARLES, Guy de].
Omniana, Ou Extrait des Archives de la Société Universelle des Gobe-Mouches, Dedié à S. S. le Président, Fondateur et Général en chef.

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pp. (iv), iv, 424. Fine, engraved frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, lacking spine and boards loose, authenticated by the signature of the 'editor' 'M', contents clean and in very good condition, a very good binding copy.

*Attributed to the above authors by the British Library catalogue; a somewhat mangled attribution is written in an early hand on the title - MM. Guys et Fortia. The pseudonym 'Moucheron' is translated as a midge or gnat; the 'Gobe-Mouche' is the spotted fly-catcher. No surprise then that the book is a collection of facetious jokes and anecdotes.

Maradan, Petit et Delajonchère. Paris.

Date Published: 1808. 12mo.

Stock No. 53495

Price: £120.00

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