Finely Bound Example of Asmodeus; or The Devil on Two Sticks
Asmodeus; or The Devil on Two Sticks.
Le Sage, Alain Rene.$100.00
Item Number: 71006
London: Joseph Thomas, 1841.
Octavo, bound in full morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. With eight illustrations from design by Tony Johannot. Translated by Joseph Thomas. In fine condition.
Alain-René Lesage was a French novelist and playwright. Lesage is best known for his comic novel The Devil upon Two Sticks (1707, Le Diable boiteux), his comedy Turcaret (1709), and his picaresque novel Gil Blas.