Item Detail

Item Number 8909
Title Les Nuits De Paris Or The Nocturnal Spectator
Author De La Bretonne, Restif
Condition VG+/VG+
Publisher Random House
Place Published New York
Date Published 1964
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Clean, straight & tight book, light green boards with dark blue cloth spine and gilt lettering on the spine. There is light rubbing of the spine edges from shelving and two tiny dings on other edges. The unclipped, price intact dust jacket is clean and bright with light edgewear and a few small edge tears that are internally mended. Introduction to the book is written by Jacques Barzun and it has been translated from the French by Linda Asher and Ellen Fertig. 'Restif de la Bretonne, probably best known as a prolific pornographer, is a unique witness, both acute and intimate, of the street life of Paris in the years 1786-1793, immediately preceding and through the beginning of the French revolution', from dj. ; 8 1/4" x 6"; 375 pages
LoC or ISBN 639356
Keyword(s) Restif de la Bretonne,France,Paris,Jacques Barzun,Linda Asher,Ellen Fertig,History,Places,Autobiography
Category(ies) Biographies Politics Government War,History Travel Exploration Places,Misc. & Collectible Non-Fiction
Price $27.00