[Paris]: Renaud, 1842. Small octavo (147 x 90 mm.). Original publisher's dark ivory wrappers with titling within decorative floral border and small pictorial woodcut vignette to upper. 1f. (recto half-title, verso woodcut illustration with printer's note), 1f. (recto title with pictorial woodcut vignette, verso blank), 112 [103!] pp. Uncut.
With numerous woodcut illustrations throughout, most comic in nature. The present collection contains the text of the songs but no music is present.
Wrappers slightly worn, soiled, and stained; minor chipping to lower blank left corner; a few small edge tears; spine very slightly defective with minor loss to blank areas. Occasional foxing; edges slightly dusty. Heavily mispaginated. A very good copy overall.
A rare collection of drinking songs, without music, and oenophilic odes with amusing woodcut vignettes in the style of Grandville. OCLC (1 copy only, at the Bibliothèque nationale).
Printed by moquet et Hauquelin, rue de la Harpe, 90. Item #30886
Price: $125.00 other currencies