Trait‚ de la Seduction, Consid‚r‚e dans l'Ordre Judiciaire
by Fournel, Jean-Francois
1781. Legal Aspects of Seduction During the Ancien Regime Fournel, [Jean-Francois] [1745-1820]. Traite de la Seduction, Consideree dans l'Ordre Judiciaire. Paris: Chez Demonville, 1781. xvi, 462,  pp. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Later sheep, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing and minor scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, front joint starting at head, hinges cracked, small nineteenth-century bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Light toning to text, underlining in pencil to a few passages, brief annotations to a few leaves. Two nineteenth-century owner signatures and three later owner stamps to title page, another owner stamp to front endleaf. $200. * Only edition. This curious treatise reviews examples ranging from married women to students and household servants. Other topics include prostitution, incest and bastardy. Fournel, a prolific and wide-ranging legal writer, also wrote a study of adultery. Not in Camus or the British Museum Catalogue.
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