BRETONNE, Nicolas Restif de La. L'Oeuvre de Restif de La Bretonne. (9 VOLUMES - 1930-32)

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AUTHOR: BRETONNE, Nicolas Restif de La. 

TITLE: L'Oeuvre de Restif de La Bretonne. 1 - Les Nuits de Paris, 2 - Les Contemporaines, 3 - Le Pornographe, 4 - La Vie de mon Pere, 5 - Le Menage parisien, 6 - Le Paysan et la Paysanne pervertis, 7 - Monsieur Nicolas, 8 - Monsieur Nicolas, 9 - Le Calendrier.

PUBLISHER: Paris: Editions Du Trianon, 1930-32.

DESCRIPTION: 9 vols., 8" x 6-1/2", illustrated with original color copperplates by Gerard Cochet, Gaston Goor, Georges Ripart, Gaston Nick, Carlo Farneti, Pierre Gandon, P. Dubreuil and P. Christmas, limited to 1625 numbered copies this being copy #1578 on Marais vellum, bound in 1/2 red morocco, original printed paper wrappers bound in, floral gilt decorated and lettered spines, top edges gilt, others uncut as issued.

CONDITION: Internally clean and bright, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spines fine, no previous ownership markings, inscriptions, or bookplates, A FINE SET.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Nicolas Restif de la Bretonne, (23 October 1734 - 3 February 1806), also known as Retif, was a French novelist. The term retifism for shoe fetishism was named after him (an early novel, entitled Fanchette's Foot, follows a beautiful heroine and her pretty little foot, which, with her pretty face, gets her and her shoe/s into lots of trouble). He man was also reputed to have coined the term "pornographer" in the same-named book, “The Pornographer”.