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Title: Eloge prononcé par la folie devant les habitans des petites-maisons. B.u.w. 2) CHEVALLIER, M., Réflexions intéressantes sur la folie. [Extrait du 'Journal Oeconomique']
Description: Avignon, no publ., 1760. ; No place, no publ., no date [ab. 1790-1800]. Sm 8vo. 2 parts in 1 vol. W. mod. oval ill. [of putti] on free endp. Contemp. full clf., w. red mor. sp. label, giltlettered. (Upper outer hinge somewhat weakening.). [A12, B12; 2nd A12]. (48 pp.; 21, III (blank) pp.). (Fine comb marbled endp.). (Bookplate 'Ex Libris P.B. 1904?'). (Signature in ink on first upper free endp. 'R. de Saussure'). Biogr. Univ. vol. IV, 237: Barbier vol. II, 72 (1761 ed. only): 'C' est une critique ingénieuse des folies du Marquis de Bacqueville': See also the article on Borde in Quérard, Superchéries, vol. I, c. 562, mentiong l'Abbé Charbonnet as the author of a libertine piece called 'Parapilla' [Lyon, 1776]. Before the Revolution Charbonnet was a professor of Rhetorique at the Mazarin College, also known under the name of 'Collège de Quatre-Nations'.:

Keywords: architecture houses housing folly follies

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