Great Lovers

By: Melly, George

Price: $24.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, brown endpapers. 4to. 47 pp. Illustrated with 20 full-color, full-page paintings by Walter Dorin. This is an unmarked copy, clean, tight and square. The dust jacket, now in mylar, has one small knick on the rear panel, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. This book was published to accompany an exhibiton of Walter Dorin's paintings at the Portal Gallery in London during October 1981. "The great lovers and this book fall into several categories: the Royal, the Powerful, the Deviant, the Criminal." They include Edward VII and Lillie Langtry; Queen Victoria and John Brown; Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas, Antony and Cleopatra; Napoleon and Josephine, Bonnie and Clyde; Tristram and Iseult the Fair; Dante and Beatrice; and many others.. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Great Lovers

Author Name: Melly, George

Illustrator: Illustrated by Walter Dorin

Categories: Illustrated Books, Erotica,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1981

ISBN Number: 0224019422

ISBN Number 13: 9780224019422

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 6848

Keywords: MANNERS CUSTOMS; Illustrated Books Books; Sexuality; Sex; Erotica; Paintings