Les Agrémens de la Vieillesse, ou la manière de la passer sans ennui, sans douleur et sans souci
Edition: First Edition
La Haye: No publisher, 1749. Small 8vo (17 cm) in early/original plain wraps with early manuscript title labels to the spine; 160 pp.; woodcut title-page vignette, head- and tail-pieces, untrimmed. Page edges tanned, only occasional light foxing to lightly toned text, narrow chips to backstrip at foot, small chip to lower outer corner of title leaf; corner crease to one leaf at rear; else fine. A treatise on the "pleasures" of old age attributed to Poncet de la Rivière, Bishop of Troyes, with many insights into how to pass one's dotage without boredom, pain or worry. OCLC locates only 15 copies worldwide (some of which may be digital or microfiche reproductions) and none in the USA.