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    [Finaciers-Erotica] Nouvelle ecole publique des finances, ou l'art de voler sans ailes. Seconde Edit. corrigee & augmentee. En deux parties.
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    Les Partisans Demasquez, ou suite de l'art de voler sans ailes. Nouvelle galante, Divisez en quatre parties. Cologne: Adrien L'Enclume Gendre de Pierre Marteau, 1708-9. Krown & Spellman retail: $450. Second editions. 12mo. 2 vols in 1. x,11-274,[6];x,11-216,[2]pp. Contemporary marbled paper wraps, worm damaged and defective; minor worm damage (a few letters affected). 2 frontispieces (same) of the unmasking of a decrepit financier. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


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    Partisans:"C'est une histoire critique des financiers remplie d'anecdotes sur Deschiens, Choppin, de Bourvallais, et autres personnages de l'epoque."[Gay/Lemmonyer]

    Nouvelle: "Conventions faites entre les amants de Mme de Beaumont et Mme de Folomainville,sa fille--Histoire d'un medicin qui avait un secret pour guerir la jaunisse aux filles--Histoire de Bolande, fameux partisan,--Ses aventures et ses amours a la fille d'une gross fruitiere...etc...Joli petit volume, ou sont devoilees les exactions des traitents et les vies des plus celebres financiers de l'epoque: De La Noue, Monnerot, David du Moltay, Lagarue...Peintures de leurs debauches,etc. Livre curieux." [Gay/Lemmonyer]

     "Le plus curieux de tous ces libelles... Il est donc exactement contemporain de la conception de Turcaret et traduit les memes sentiments publics sur les financiers. On y denonce pele-mele a l'indignation des Francais cette 'poignee de canailles qui cause le malheur de millions d'ames': les Choppin, les Thevenin, les Desbuttes, les Taillefrt de Soligny, etc." [Eugene Lintilhac, Lesage,56.]        Gay/Lemonnyer III,656;III.383. Goldsmiths' Microform  4515.4. OCLC 54139997.

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