La Flore Pornographique, Glossaire De L'Ecole Naturaliste
Macrobe, Ambroise ( pseud. for Antoine Laporte)
Price: 175.00 USD
Paris: Doublelzevir, Editeur, 1885. 8vo. 226 pp. + 26 pp. advertisement of books by the Bibliotheque Des Curiosites This is a most curious work. . The entries are arranged alphabetically. For 17 letters of the alphabet there is an unusual illustration as part of the letter. It is said the illustrations bring to mind Edward Gorey who may have had access to these illustrations. The list of books from the Bibliotheque Des Curiosities carries the same address as this publisher, Doublelzevir. There is no indication that this is a second editionfor there is. Internally fine. Spine of the wrappers is darkened otherwise fine. .