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[London]: The Casanova Society, 1925. Limited Edition. Quarto. . Limited to 1000 copies. The present copy is #262. 311 pages translated by Francis Macnamara. Originally published in 1829 when he was 30 years old preceding his 96 novels. This was a satire on marital infidelity as was common in his period of French history but what… Read more
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New York; (1933): Henry M. Snyder. Small Octavo. 47 unnumbered pages of the woman who vowed to remain a virgin until a woman friend placed a book in her hand called 'Vermillion Sin' (a bibliographic ghost, by the way). The book aroused what had been dormant and she at age 40 finds a drunken sailor. The poet writes that… Read more
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Harunobu

by Yoshida, Teruji

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Published
1953
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$175.00

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Tokyo: Asoka Shobo, 1953. Octavo. Book 2, 195 pages, illustrations, some in color, some folding and with one folding color wood block print used as frontispiece. Japanse Lanaguage. [Suzuki] Harunobu (1724-1770) was a Japanese designer of beautiful woodblock prints in the Ukiyo-e style. He was also the originator of the polychrome print. A handsome copy in original… Read more
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1939. Photograph of Sally Rand's famous "Nude ranch" [boldly signed by her] was housed inside the fair grounds at the Golden Gate International Exhibition at a club called The Music Box. she supposedly would perform in the buff but when she was challenged in court cases, she claimed there are audience nver saw a thing because "the Rand is… Read more
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Sally Rand Photo Postcard Signed By Her

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Published
1939
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$275.00

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1939. The Photograph signed by Sally Rand is from her famous "Sally Rand's Nude Ranch" at the 1939 Golden Gate International Exhibition. The Photograph has her and several of her girls which was housed inside the Fair Grounds at a spot called The Music Box. She supposedly would perform in the buff but when challenged in… Read more
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Elles (Signed, Limited to 1000 copies)

by Thomas, Alain

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Limited Edition
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$250.00

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(Treilleres, 1981): Pierre Guathier. Limited Edition. Folio. Signed by artist and limited to 1000 copies. French text. Unnumbered pages (100), with 23 full page color images. Each of the model's images are accompanied with a poem from classic French literature. Most of the images have full frontal nudity of the female model but… Read more
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Paris; (1929): Marti-Dupuis. Limited Edition. Folio. 228p. 78 porchoirs by Edith Follet of which forty are full page with tissue guards. Limited to 895 copies, this is copy 579. She was the second wife (from 1918 to 1926 ) of the writer Louis-Ferdinand Celine. The pochoir stenciling process, characterized by its crisp lines… Read more
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Les Amours

by Ronsard, Pierre De

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Limited Edition
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$3,850.00

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Paris; [1924): L'Editions D'Art. Limited Edition. 12mo. A limited edition of 1600 sets. The present set is # 912. A unique set of this work in three volumes 281, 205, and 264pp. with preface by Albert Pauphilet. Each volume illustrated by Georges Pavis (1886-1951), French painter, illustrator and humorist containing his charming and erotically light-hearted illustrations to Ronsard's love… Read more
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Cleante and Belise, Their Loves and Their Letters

by Sutton, Eric (translator)

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Limited Edition
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$350.00

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Paris; nd: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane. Limited Edition. 12mo. #35 of 300 copies (total 320 copies) on hand made Montval paper, text in English, nicely illustrated with mildly erotic engravings by Jean Dulac, 239(1)pp. handsomely bound in dark brown morocco and marbled paper with decorative gilt inlays to small brown squares near fore-edge of boards. minor rubbing to… Read more
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Revolt; the Dutch Treat Show (signed By

by Dutch Treat Club (New York)

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Good
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Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. The 1935 volume issued by the "dirty old men" of the club whose book not only was replete with nudes but did not hesitate to include pubic hair. P. 44 and four others can be viewed through the original cellophane For this reason, the copies could not be… Read more
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Husband Versus [vs.] Wife

by Hoppin, Augustus; Clapp, Henry

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Published
1858
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Very Good
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$70.00

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New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1858. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 44p. Henry Clapp was a literary writer who first published Walt Whitman and moved from being a Sunday School teacher to a socialist advocate of free love. The humorous poems in this little book which delighted radicals on the late… Read more
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Ecce Homo

by Grosz, George

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First Thus
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$90.00

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New York; (1966): Grove Press, Inc. First Thus. Small Folio. With the exception of the introduction by Henry Miller, this would truly be a facsimile edition of the first 1923 German edition published for the first time in America. no pagination, illustrated in color and in black & white, bound in pictorial beige cloth depicting the artist and… Read more
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Ronald Rabbit is a Dirty Old Man; Illustrations By Phil Parks

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1995
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Fine
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$85.00

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N.l.: Self-Published By Lawrence Block, 1995. Perfect Bound. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. NO. 60 of 100, fronispience color photograph hand mounted of Lawrence Block. Signed by Block. Erotic tales of seducing a virgin and her delight as she calls on all the saints during the experience (though as he notes she is… Read more
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The Girls of Nevada

by Vogliotti, Gabriel R.

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First Edition
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$40.00

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Secaucus, New Jersey, (1975): The Citadel Press. First Edition. Octavo. 264p. The life of girls in the brothels of Nevada with imput from not only the girls but also law enforcement officers, hotel managers and bellmen, and everyone involved in making it work from the legendary Mustang Ranch to the ways in which it exists, though illegal in… Read more
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The Oldest Profession

by Foster, George C.

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Paternoster House, Nd(33rd thousand): Selwyn & Blount, Ltd. 12mo. Later printing. 256pp., From front flap blurb. "A dramatic story of a family before the war, during the war, and after the war, which in addition, forms a poignant and rather cynical commentary on the times in which we live. The Oldest Profession is sometimes daring, but never offensive. It… Read more
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Homo Briefe an Allen Ginsberg 1953-1957

by Burroughs, William (trans. Weissner, Carl)

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Edition
First German Edition
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(Frankfurt, 1989): Zweitausendeins. First German Edition. Small Octavo. First German translation. 340(1)pp. Translated and edited in German by Varl Weissner. Bound in red paper covered baords resembling snakeskin, black leather spine label lettered in white, a near fine copy in near fine publisher's slipcase.
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Erotic aspects of Chinese Culture

by Gichner, Lawrence

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Published
1957
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$50.00

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Private Printing, 1957. Octavo. 130 p. Frontispiece and many b/w illustrations. Some chapters include; Taoist concept of sex relation, the prostitutes code of conduct, into to Ching Ping Mei, excerpts from Ching Ping mei and random notes to Ching Ping Mei. Bibliography.
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Woman and Puppet

by Louys, Pierre

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Published
1930
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Limited Edition
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$75.00

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Privately Printed, 1930. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 2500 copies. The present copy is number 797. 153pp., illustrated by William Segel. The classic story of romance and the chase of a married woman that keeps leading André along with promise of a rendezvous. Bound in black paper covered boards lettered and ruled in gilt, backed… Read more
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The Romances of Blanche La Mare

by Davis, R.H.[Baccus, Reginald]

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First Edition
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$375.00

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Paris [1936]: Np. First Edition. Octavo. 178p. six very graphic sexual scenes by the erotic artist, Jack Craig. Most copies that have survived have only four of the six images. This work purports to be published in Paris but it is likely that it was printed underground in New York. Even though copies were… Read more
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Beauty's Punishment; The Sequel to the Claiming of Sleeping Beauty

by Roquelaure, A.N. (Rice, Anne)

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Published
1984
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First British Edition
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(London, 1987): Macdonald, 1984. First British Edition. Octavo. 233p. Anne Rice's earlier erotic writing left very little to the imagination. Second in her series continues with a vengence. Clearly, Sleeping Beauty is very much the nymphomaniac rather than the passive victim of male lust.Bound in black cloth, spne lettering gilt, some toning to page edges. … Read more
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