Devil on Two Sticks Le Sage 1789 Edinburgh scarce book Madrid Spain Demon KingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Lame Devil, Devil on two sticks, Novel about a Demon King].
The Diable Boiteux, par M. Le Sage, avec les Entretiens, Serieux et Comiques des Cheminees de Madrid. Et les Bequilles Dudit Diable, par M. B. De S.
1789, Edinburgh, Guillaume Creech.
pp. 389. Engraved frontis.
Classic French literary work, with a wonderful engraved frontis of a small devil appearing within a cloud of mist holding a cane, one of his legs a wooden peg.
Period full calf leather, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments with contrasting morocco title label.
Leather remains supple, binding sound. Joints cracked, text block toned. Nice shelf appearance.
Book measures: 6 3/4" H X 4 3/8" W.