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FRENCH UNDRESSING: Naughty Postcards from 1900 to 1920

By Hammond, Paul

London: Bloomsbury Books, (1988).. (1988).. Very good. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed with the head & tail of its spine & the tops of its folds chipped. There is a price-sticker on the front flap. 136 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. Very good.



By (Crepax, Guido). Arsan, Emmanuelle

New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1980).. (1980).. Good. - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is bumped, rubbed & soiled with some small stains & with a tear to the top edge of the front wrap. Unpaginated. Half- title, title, [2] leaves & black-and-white graphic version of Emmanuelle Arsan's story illustrated by Guido Crepax. Good. <p>First edition of the illustrated version, wraps issue.



By Beurdeley, Michael; Chujo, Shinobu; Muto, Motoaki; Lane, Richard

Leon Amiel Publisher, [circa 1980s].. [circa 1980s].. Very good. - Quarto, gilt paper covered boards titled in black on the spine, in a pictorial dust wrapper. There is a very small area of rubbing to the front cover. The dust jacket is very slightly soiled. 275 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color & black & white. Near fine.



By Fritscher, Jack

San Francisco, CA: Gay Sunshine Press, (1984).. (1984).. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There is some very light foxing to the rear wrap & the head of the spine is chipped. 181 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog & colophon. Very good. <p>First edition.<p>Illustrated with explicit male nude photos by Old Reliable Studios and drawings by Rex.


SHUNGA: IMAGES OF SPRING. Essay on Erotic Elements in Japanese Art

By Grosbois, Charles

Geneva: Nagel Publishers, (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Quarto, white paper covered boards titled in gilt on the front cover & spine, in a pictorial dust wrapper. There is a small area of soiling to the front board & 2 chips to the paper along its front edge. The dust jacket is chipped with the rear panel soiled. A price sticker has been removed from the front panel; there is a tear to its bottom edge, an area of its surface is rubbed away & there is a piece out. 157 pages plus colophon. There is a small ink mark to the front endpaper & light soiling to the colophon. Profusely illustrated with many tipped-in color plates, including a large folding plate, & black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a good dw.


THE HORN BOOK: Studies in Erotic Folklore and Bibliography

By Legman, G

New Hyde Park, NY: University Books Inc., (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. Very lightly soiled; spine & extremities slightly darkened & lightly spotted; dw rubbed, chipped & lightly soiled with a short tear to the top edge of the front panel & a piece out of the bottom edge. 565 & [2] pp. The contents are very good. <p>From the library of pressman Fridolf Johnson with his pencil signature on the front endpaper & his pencil notes on the rear pastedown.


VOCABULA AMATORIA: A French-English Glossary of Words, Phrases, and Allusions Occurring in the Works of Rabelais, Voltaire, Moliere, Rousseau, Beranger, Zola, and others, with English Equivalents and Synonyms. Introduction by Lee Revens

By Farmer, John S.; compiler and editor

(New Hyde Park, NY): University Books, 1966.. 1966.. Fine. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. The dw is lightly soiled & chipped. ix, [iv], 266 & [2] pp. Illustrated with a full-page B&W portrait of the author. Near fine in a very good dw. <p>Originally published anonymously in 1896. This was its first reprinting.


VOLUPTAS LUDENS: Erotisches Geheimtheater / Siebzehntes, achtzehntes und neunzehntes Jahrhundert

By Rabenalt, Arthur Maria

Munchen-Regensburg [Germany]: Verlag die Schaubuhne, (1962).. (1962).. Very good. - Large octavo, cream cloth titled in gilt on spine with sketch of a nude female performer stamped in black on front cover, in dw. The spine & extremities are very slightly darkened & there is staining to the bottom edges of the covers & the tail of the spine. The dw is soiled & creased with tears to the top & bottom edges. 352 & [4] pp. Color frontispiece & profuse B&W illustrations. The endpapers are soiled & the page edges are very slightly darkened, else the contents are very good. <p>Limited edition of 500 numbered copies.<p>A study of private erotic theatricals in the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The text is in German.