Tableau De L’Amour Considere dans l’Estat Du Mariage
13.5cm x 7cm. [xxiv], 552,  pages. Full red leather, gilt lettering, gilt date panel, dentelle, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Text is in French.
Tables of Love Considered in the State of Marriage. An early clandestine edition of this popular 17th century sex guide. This copy from the collection of American erotologist Gershon Legman, with his signature to the verso of the front free endpaper, also with an earlier ornate bookplate to the front pastedown.
Rebound in fine full leather, now with discoloured spine and somewhat rubbed edges. The headband snapped off, still structurally sound. A short closed tear to page 93. Internally bright, numerous minor marginalia emphasis marks. Very Good Condition.
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