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Author Name:    Anonymous COX, Edwin Marion)

Title:   La Troupe des Bons Enfans Assembles a L'Hotel des Ragouts

Publisher:    Chiswick Press, London, 1931, 

Seller ID:   76813

Anonymous, prefatory note by Edwin Marion COX. La Troupe des Bons Enfans Assembles a L'Hotel des Ragouts. 1931: Chiswick Press, London. Pp. (2),[1]-18,(4). 12mo, blue cloth spine with pink paper-covered boards, title on paperlabel to front cover. A 1931 reprinting of the original. "The typography a nd paper, as well as the language of the presumably original edition in my possession, suggest the third quarter of the seventeenth century as the period of publication. [...] The text of this amusing production contains manyunusual words, which heighten the interest of what is a light-hearted eulo gy of food and drink and their concomitants. The 'Chanson Nouvelle' at the end is a cheerful attack on drinkers of water and their beverage and it hasa Bacchanalian swing in its verses, very appropriate to the end of such a banquet as has been described in the preceding text." -from the prefatory note. This edition contains a facsimile of the original title page (on whichthe full title reads "La Troupe des Bons Enfans, Assembles a L'Hotel des R agouts. Ou les Curieux des bons repas auront une satisfaction extraordinaire.") The final printed page of this edition reads "150 copies of this work have been printed on handmade paper. This is No. " but is unnumbered. Inscription in ink to ffep, binding starting to come loose at spine, some soiling to front, light sun damage to covers, wear to edges, else vg. 50.00

POETRY  FRENCH  FRANCE  FOOD  DRINK  BACC   



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