11-15-2015 11-15-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2865B Boston
November 15, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Erotica, Fourteen Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2865B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 15, 2015 11:00AM


Erotica, Fourteen Volumes.
Including Ford Madox Ford's Some Do Not, New York: Seltzer, 1925, third printing; D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love, New York: Seltzer, 1923, fourth printing; Edgar Saltus' Historia Amoris, New York: Brentano's, 1922; Edward Carpenter's Love's Coming-of-Age, New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911; Jules Romains' The Body's Rapture, New York: Liveright, [1937]; Le Nismois' The Voluptuous Army, [no publication information]; Rosa Fielding or a Victim of Lust, London: for private distribution, 1856; Wake's Sacred Prostitution & Marriage by Capture, Privately Printed, 1929; Colette's L'Entrave, Paris: Editions Mornay, 1929; The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana, New York: for the Society of the Friends of India, 1925; Vautel's Les Femmes aux Encheres, Paris: Albin Michel, 1932; Merrill Moore's Illegitimate Sonnets, New York: Twayne, 1950, in the dust jacket, inscribed by the author; Gamiani, or Two Extra-Voluptuous Nights, London: Thomson, 1891; [and] Contes de la Fontaine, Paris: Lefevre, 1822. (14)
Estimate $100-150

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Jules Romains, Merrill Moore, Mitchell Kennerley, Albin Michel, Edgar Saltus, Edward Carpenter, Rosa Fielding, Fontaine, Paris, London