La Henriade Travestie; by FOUGERET DE MONBRON, Louis Charles (1706-1760).

FOUGERET DE MONBRON, Louis Charles (1706-1760).

La Henriade Travestie; En Vers Burlesques: Nouvelle Edition, Augmentée De Diverses Remarques. 1746.

Second edition. 8vo, (160 x 105 mm), pp. [12], 159, [5], titlepage printed in red and black with engraved vignette, very slight spotting or yellowing, bound in sprinkled sheep, with spine tooled in blind and blind-lettered red morocco label, all edges red, corners a bit bumped, spine and upper joint a bit cracked, wanting free endpapers.

An enormously successful parody of Voltaire’s Henriade - on the siege of Paris of 1589, and a celebration of Henry IV of France. First published in Berlin in 1745, it was frequently reprinted.

OCLC locates 3 copies in the US.

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