Chronique Burlesque, ou Recueil D’Histoires Divertissantes et D’Avantures Comiques. Arrivées…

Libertine stories

Chronique Burlesque, ou Recueil D’Histoires Divertissantes et D’Avantures Comiques. Arrivées de Fraiche Date dans les Païs Voisins.

London : Chez Pierre du Noyer 1742. 12mo, *6, A-Z8+4, Aa8, Bb4, Cc2, 12, 308pp, Title in red and black, title-page a little browned, later half calf, marbled bds, 2 green morocco labels on spine, hinges weak.
A collection of scandalous stories concerning the behaviour of priests and nuns, and attacking the established church; presumably written by a calvinist
Reference: Gay/Lemonnyer Vol. 1. col. 579

Stock No: HMF1330
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