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[BEAUMARCHAIS], 5 Mémoires sur l'Affaire Goezman [...], 1773



Recueil de cinq Mémoires sur l'Affaire Goezman. 

Paris, Valleyre, 1773-1775.

Five pamphlets bound in one 4to (251x200 mm), 42 pages / 64 pages / (2)-28 pages / 78 pages / 108-(1) pages / 12 blank leaves.  binding : Contemporary full sheep, gilt-decorated spine in six compartments. Little restorations in the margins. 


First editions.
Collection of satirical memoirs published by Beaumarchais between 1773 and 1774 in the form of false reports and pleadings of the trial which then pitted him against Judge Goezman. These memoirs, which mix dialogues and interrogations, entertained the whole of Paris, including Madame Du Barry, and were played almost everywhere in the cafés and on the boulevards, because they constitute a formidable comedy in which the lie ends up being revealed.

- Mémoires à consulter, Pour [...] Beaumarchais, [...] accusé, Paris, Valleyre, 1773
- Supplément du mémoire à consulter Pour [...] Beaumarchais, [...] accusé en corruption de Juge & calomnie, Paris, Quillau, 1773 (first edition)
- Requête d'atténuation pour le Sr Caron de Beaumarchais, Paris, Knapen, 1773 (édition originale)
- Addition au supplément du mémoire à consulter pour [...] Beaumarchais, Paris, Clousier, sd [1773] (first edition)
- Quatrième mémoire à consulter, Pour [...] Beaumarchais,[...] Contre M. Goezman, juge accusé de surbornation et de faux, Paris, Clousier, 1774 (first edition).

references: Cordier [334, 335, 337, 338].

Price : 400 €

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