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Eros Spring 1962

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Ralph Ginszburg: 1962

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 20158

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Special Feature: Love in the Subway: A Photographic Essay by Photographer Gary Winogrand. Other articles are Madame Tellier's Brothel by Guy De Maupassant and illustrated by Edgar Degas. Tan Boards with black title and Applied King of Spades card. VG+. Front and Back Boards have slight wear otherwise VG+. 13x10. 79 pp View more info

About Catherine de Medici

By: Balzac, Honore de

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1915

Edition: First Edition Thus. Third Printing

Seller ID: 13688

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full burgundy leather, gilt lettering and intricate gilt tooling on spine and cover, t.e.g., illustrated title pages. Edited by Ernest Rhys. Introduction by George Saintsbury. Translated by Clara Bell.. Heads and heels mildly worn with small loss, former owner's name on preliminary page, hinges strong, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . Everyman's Library Series. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xiii, (i), 350 pp View more info

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The Decameron (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Boccaccio, Giovanni

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Boni & Liveright: 1925

Edition: Limited Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26873

Condition: Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Limited edition, signed by the publisher on the Limitation Page (this is number 1,753 of only 2,000). Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spines, gilt medallion portraits and blind-stamped borders and decoration on covers, deckle edges, yap edges, orange and black title pages. Profusely illustrated with 48 full-page, B&W engravings by Clara Tice. Translated by John Payne. Introduction by Francis Hueffer (his article from the famous 11th edition of the Enc... View more info

The Decameron The Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation

By: Boccaccio, John

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press: 1980

Edition: Collector's Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23851

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Full dark red leather, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, elaborate gilt decoration and borders on both covers, red moire silk endpapers, a.e.g., printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marked bound in, Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Translated into English anno. 1620, with an Introduction by Edward Hutton and illustrated with B&W woodcut engravings in the Renaissance manner by Fr... View more info

The Book of The Thousand Nights and a Night A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments with Introduction and Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay upon the History of The Nights (Bagdad Edition, Ten Volumes, Complete)

By: Burton, Sir Richard Francis (Trans)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, The Burton Club: N.D.

Edition: Limited Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14500

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bagdad Edition, limited to 1,000 copies, of which this is No. 957. Publisher's full light green cloth, paper labels on spines, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle. nd (c. 1900). Illustrated with numerous tissue-protected half-tone plates, including frontispiece in each volume. . Spines moderately worn, labels worn and soiled; all ten volumes unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD.. B&W Illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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The Arabian Nights' Entertainments: A Selection of the Most Famous and Representative of These Tales from the Plain and Literal Translations (Two Volumes, Complete)

By: Burton, Sir Richard Francis (Trans)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Carlton House: N.D.

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 17220

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's fill black cloth, spines in five compartments separated by gilt borders, gilt lettering on red panels in two compartments, gilt and red tooling in remainder, gilt and red medallions on covers, red endpapers. nd (cir. 1950). . Heads and heels of spines mildly rubbed and worn, else fine; unmarked, tight, square, and clean. VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. v, 433; 390 pp View more info

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The New Joy of Sex A Gourmet Guide to Lovemaking for the Nineties

By: Comfort, Alex, M.D., D.SC.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1991

Edition: Revised Edition. 1

Seller ID: 18599

ISBN: 0517585839

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Full blue linen boards, silver gilt lettering on spine, a dozen erotic duo-tone photographs, eighty-five superb full-color drawings. . Volume is tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has very little shelf-wear, else as new. AS NEW/FINE. . B&W and Color . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 253 pp View more info

The Works of Honore de Balzac: Novelettes

By: de Balzac, Honore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roslyn, NY, Black's Readers Service: N.D.

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17142

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full beige leatherette with bright gilt decoration on spine, gilt lettering on red panel on spine, ruled border and gilt lettering on front cover, t.e.g., red silk bookmark bound in, decorative endpapers.. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 629 pp View more info

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The New Politics of Pornography

By: Downs, Donald Alexander

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., University of Chicago Press: 1989

Edition: Later Printing. 1

Seller ID: 7201

ISBN: 0226161633

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. 8vo. xxiv, 266 pp. Former owner's name on half-title, otherwise as new. FINE. "Fresh empirical evidence of pornography's negative effects and the resurgence of feminist and conservative critiques have caused local, state, and federal officials to reassess the pornography issue.". Trade Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Captured Women

By: Dunas, Jeff

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Melrose Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 1095

ISBN: 0394523415

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Full black cloth, white lettering on spine. Illustrated with color photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, tight, square and clean. Former owner's name neatly stamped on ffep, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf wear, small crease at top of front panel. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 112 pp View more info

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Cléante and Bélise: Their Loves and Their Letters

By: Ferrand, Anne Bellinzani; Eric Sutton (trans.)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Paris, Henry Babou and Jack Kahane: N.D.

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 19854

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Limited to 300 copies. nd (1930). Contemporary half deep maroon calf over patterned boards with antelope brown pigskin and gilt morocco inlays in Art Deco motif, gilt lettering and embossed gilt and black decoration on spine, t.e.g., fore-edge and bottom edges deckle, marbled copper and gold endpapers, silk bookmark bound in. Printed on hand-made Montval paper. Text in English. Illustrated with eleven dry-point etchings in elegantly erotic galante style, including si... View more info

The History of Tom Jones Four Volumes

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $120.00

Publisher: NY, Three Sirens Press:

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 820


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THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES, A FOUNDLING

By: Fielding, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 6380

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on red lpanels on spine, gilt "Everyman" medallions on spine and cover, TEG (red). nd (cir. 1950). 8vo. xxiii, 861 pp. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight and square and seemingly unread. Old stain on fore-edge only, not affecting interior. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Patterns of Sexual Behavior

By: Ford, Clellan S, PhD, Frank A. Beach, PhD

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 17056

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind stamp on lower right corner, Foreward by Robert Latou Dickinson, M.D. . Hinge starting, corners and head and heel of spine gently bumped, pages yellowed, some wear to front and rear. VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 307 pp View more info

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Any Man Can: The Multiple Orgasmic Technique for Every Loving Man

By: Hartman, William; Marilyn Fithian

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1984

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27094

ISBN: 0312045204

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth, silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with drawings and reproductions. . Two very tiny stains on reverse of ffep and on fore-edge, otherise as new; tight, square, and clean. The unclipped dust jacket is in perfect condition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xiv, 177 pp View more info

The Walnut Door

By: Hersey, John

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Franklin Center, PA, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 13437

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition (preceding the Knopf trade edition). Includes a special author's message to subscribers not found in the trade edition. Publisher's full brown cloth, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering and gilt and red decoration in compartments, gilt and red decoration and borders on covers, moire silk endpapers, a.e.g., silk ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with full-page plates by Allan Mardon.. The volume is in perfect, pri... View more info

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The Art of Sensual Massage

By: Inkeles, Gordon; Murray Todris

Price: $12.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Straight Arrow Books: 1972

Edition: 1st Hardcover Edition. 1

Seller ID: 6731

ISBN: 0879320230

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's photographic boards, red endpapers. 8vo. 161, (1) pp. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. This is an unmarked copy, boards mildly shelf-worn, else fine. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Lady Chatterley's Lover

By: Lawrence, D. H.

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Florence, Privately Printed: 1928

Edition: Pirated Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 23419

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full black moire silk boards, red and black paper label on spine, red endpapers, fore-edge deckle, red and black title page. The is one of the several pirated copies that appeared shortly after the true first edition was published in a run of 1000 numbered and signed copies in 1928. [See Roberts A42].. Exterior of hinges moderately worn, edges rubbed, text block tight, unmarked and square. VERY GOOD. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (ii), 365 pp View more info

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Aphrodite

By: Louys, Pierre

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 1933

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23323

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall. (xv), 264 pp View more info

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Aphrodite: Ancient Manners

By: Louys, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Illustrated Editions Co.: 1932

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 25288

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over blue bevelled boards, fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with full-page erotic B&W drawings by Frank J. Buttera. Pierre Louÿs (1870-1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection." He was made first a Chevalier and then an Officer of the Légion d'honneur for his contribu... View more info