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Erotica, Engravings, Tinted Prints, and Photographs, Two Albums.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Erotica, Engravings, Tinted Prints, and Photographs, Two Albums.
Commercially produced red half leather-bound albums with: "Records" tooled in gold on the front boards, fitted out like photo albums, the first containing approximately thirty-nine illustrations, mostly engravings, some colored, from de Sade, Gamiani and other sources, and ten photostats from an erotic Hindu text; the second containing approximately twenty-five erotic Victorian-era photographs, and approximately thirty other prints, mostly lithographs and photo-reproductions from before 1930 and earlier, some in color, 7 1/2 x 5 in. (2)

Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
Estimate $800-1,200


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