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Erotica, Three Volumes:

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$523$425

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

Description:

Erotica, Three Volumes:
[Count Roscaud's] Human Gorillas, a Study of Rape with Violence, Paris: Carrington, 1901, octavo, forward by Sir Richard Francis Burton, illustrated, in publisher's maroon limp cloth;
[Alfred Trumble's] Mabille Unmasked; or the Wickedest Place in the World, New York: Richard K. Fox, [n.d.], octavo, illustrated, 56 pages, in boards, with the limp cover trimmed and mounted on the front board, bumped, contents evenly toned;
[and] Erastene Ramiro's Felicien Rops, Paris: Pellet & Floury, 1905, large quarto, illustrated, title in red and black, bound in half navy morocco and buckram boards, limp covers bound in. (3)

Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Paris, Richard Francis Burton, Alfred Trumble, Richard K. Fox, Charles S. Dixwell

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