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Portefeuille (le) de madame Gourdan, by Théveneau de Morande, Charles

Keywords:  Amorous adventures, Biographical anecdotes, Epistolary Fiction, Erotic works, Fictionalised biography, France, Libertine texts, Literature, Lives and letters, Pornographic works, Prose Fiction, Prostitution, Satirical works, Scandal, Scandalous anecdotes, Social mores, Spurious works

Parisian category: Romans

Illegality:  Darnton’s Corpus (44 copies requested in 5 orders); **Joseph II’s Index (Austrian Empire, 1788)**

Acquired:  76 full copies

Sold and Given:  62 full copies

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Full title: Portefeuille (le) de madame Gourdan, dite la Comtesse, pour servir à l'histoire des moeurs du siècle et principalement de celles de Paris
Edition type (by origin): Place of publication unknown
Author(s): Théveneau de Morande, Charles
Language(s): French
Publication: n.pl. [?]
Details: 1 volume, in-8°
Notes: Attribution - edition(s) not identified, several produced. N.B. Burrows, 'A King's Ransom', (p. 152), casts doubt on standard attribution to Charles Théveneau de Morande. Later editions contain extra material and were probably the work of several hands.