Histoire et Origine de Manneken-Pis, Suivie de l'historique de la Place des Martyrs et de l'Église de Sainte-Gudule. BRUSSELS - MANNEKEN-PIS.
Histoire et Origine de Manneken-Pis, Suivie de l'historique de la Place des Martyrs et de l'Église de Sainte-Gudule

Histoire et Origine de Manneken-Pis, Suivie de l'historique de la Place des Martyrs et de l'Église de Sainte-Gudule

Bruxelles: Maison Verrassel-Charvet, n.d., ca. 1850s. Small 12mo; publisher's yellow pictorial wrappers; 75pp.; color lithographic folding plate. Wrappers a bit worn and dust-soiled with some crude glue repair along spine else Very Good, internally fine. At head of title: "Souvenir de Bruxelles." Tourist guide to "Manneken-Pis," the 17th-century bronze sculpture of a naked boy urinating into a fountain. The guide includes references to the ongoing tradition of dressing the boy in costumes, the folding plate depicting him in his natural state and in two military costumes, "Tenue de Procession" and "Tenue Garde Civique 1830." Item #945

Price: $75.00

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