This one is a real mystery, I can find nothing about the author/artist, although there is plenty of info about the publisher, Raymond Duncan. The book itself is a collection of poems along with 2 woodcuts in 2 states. Any information about this book would be welcome.
Henri Lambert, Juenes Seins, de presses de l’ Akademia Raymond Duncan Paris 1944.Consisting of loose pages tied ribbon to form a book, appears to be hand made paper, the cover with title and harp symbol, black on grey, measure 34 x 35 cm. the interior papers measure appr 25-27 x 33 c.m. Manuscript poetry on 27 numbered pages (one side only) all pages are signed or initialed. 2 woodcuts in 2 states all signed and one dated Dec 1944. Number 7 of an unknown limitation of this Manuscript.
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Books for Trade: Janbir, Les Vies Paralleles,Pilou. n.d. (Paris) Losfeld, c.1955
This one is for the bibliophiles (no illustrations), I am trying to identify the publisher and date. A previous owner has penciled in c 1900 on the ffep. Other than that there is nothing to indicate date, publisher or printer. It is a lovely little book nicely printed on good quality paper, bound in quarter green leather on marbled boards. Limited edition of 75 copies,11 x 16 c.m. 254 pp, with 2 page catalogue of other titles. The books listed are all very small print runs, and the heading Bibliotheque pour les curieux, does not offer any hits.
The only clue appears to be the printer or publishers device on the Title Page ÉTERNITÉ, under which is a small image of a winged helmet.
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Book For Trade:THE LASCIVIOUS HYPOCRITE or the TRIUMPHS of VICE a Free Translation of Le Tartuffe Libertin. Done at Cythera by the Keeper of the Temple: MDCCXC
Another of my possibly incomplete editions, as it appears that there should be 10 illustration and this copy has nine. So anyone who has a scan of the missing illustration please contact me.
Guillaume, APOLLINAIRE: Les Onze Mille Verges : les amours d’un hospodar, Edité par Bruxelles (1942). 131pp. 26 x 17 c.m. A clandestine edition of this erotic classic, illustrated with nine explicit images tipped in in colour, and eight chapter drawings, several of which are explicitly homosexual. 141/500 numbered copies, very good, rebound in quarter leather on marbled boards. Spine with 4 raised bands and title and author in gilt. The edition was issued for “subscribers only”, Apollinaire published the work in 1907, a fictional story of the Romanian hospodar Prince Vibescu Mony, in which the author explores all aspects of sexuality. Dutel 2109
Books for Trade: Lamothe Phyne: Débauche au Pensionnat. Published Clandestinely, Bruxelles [Francis Flores, Toulouse], 1959
First of a selection of recent acquisitions, amusing myself whilst I try to prepare my collection for auction, which is a very tedious and time consuming exercise. Enjoy!
Dialogues ou Petites scenes amoureuses, Pierre. Lorient [i.e., Paris]: Les Editions sous le Manteau, 1943., 1943. Quarto. 19.5 x 25.5 c.m. 124,  pp. With twelve full-page erotic illustrations, inset black, very free drawings attributed to Jean Berque, plus numerous vignettes in text on a rose background. Each text page has a rose-colored decorative border. Loose sheets, in light brown paper wrapper, partially discolored. Together in plain paper slipcase. A very good copy. One of 150 copies on Rives paper out of a total edition of 153 copies
Books for Trade: Louys, Pierre. Pibrac. Quatrains érotiques. Sans lieu, Aux dépens d’un Amateur pour le profit des quelques autres [i.e. Paris, Télin?], 1933 
I must admit to having posted these illustrations before, primarily because I was interested in making comparisons between this artist, Marilac and Wighead. At the time I did not have a copy of this book and Christophe Bier was kind enough to send me a set of illustrations. Now I actually have a copy am listing the volume, This title for me represents one of the very best illustrated books in the genre, I still favour Wighead, who although remaining a mystery, provided significantly more material. Marilac despite notes elsewhere claiming him as unknown, is in fact Mario Laboccetta, a respected artist in the 20’s who appears to have had a very brief foray into the world of flagellation. The only other title I am aware of by him in this genre is the cover of another Editions Prima title, Gaston Vicennes, L’Amour Fouetté, which I have previously listed and which is also linked at the bottom of this page.
Andre Vergereau, Mademoiselle Cinglade, Editions Prima n.d. (1936) illustrated by Marilac (Mario Laboccetta)
12 illustrations out of text of Marilac. Editions Prima, 44 rue Servan, Paris. 14 x 20 cm. 252 pp. 2 ff.n.ch. Cover with flaps illustrated by Marilac.
Books for Trade: Vincennes, Gaston. L’Amour fouetté. Orné de douze illustrations hors-texte par Ch. Avalanche. Paris, Editions Prima,[vers1930?] . Couverture par Marilac
Books For Trade: Special Edition: Editions Prima. Paris 1930’s. Flagellation (Spanking) Novels Illustrated by “Herric” and another?
Liane Lauré, , pseudonyme de Donville, G. Jacinthe ou Les Images du péché Aux Galants Passe-temps [ Jean Fort ]. Illustrations by P.Beloti. Paris. 1934. In original cream wraps printed in red and black on cover and spine, original price of 70 Francs. 281 pp and 15 B&W illustrations.Limited edition on vergé antique Holland paper. Catalogue at the beginning of the volume. 17 x 24 cm. In very good condition
Reference: Bécourt 41: Sentenced by the Criminal Court of the Seine 10th Chamber October 10, 1950; convicted by the Criminal Court of the Seine 17th Chamber on 25 November 1953 and by the Court of Appeal of Paris 10th Chamber on 9 June 1954.
Books for Trade: Liane de Lauris: L’Education Cherubin; Collection des Orties Blanches 1934
Books for Trade:Bernard Montorgeuil, Vier Donnerstage Editions Bel-Rose Rotterdam.n.d (1970)
Yet another departure for me, as this is an odd volume, worthy of recording here because of the rarity of the illustrations. This volume is number 3 of a 4 volume set dated 1797, but actually printed in 1865. Bound in quarter red leather on mottled boards, 354 pages (9.5 x 14.5 cm), with a frontispiece and 10 full page illustrations by Acier. Any other information on this edition would be most welcome.
Donatien Alphonse François, marquis de SADE (1740-1814). Histoire de Justine ou Les Malheurs de la vertu illustrée de 44 gravures sur acier. En Hollande: 1797 [Bruxelles: vers 1865]. vol 3 of 4 volumes.
Books for Trade: Special Edition, L’Anti-Justine ou les delices de l’amour. Nouvelle edition entierement revue et corrigee, etablie pour la premiere fois sur le texte original de 1798. Precede d’une notice bibliographique par Helpey [d. i. L. Perceau.]
Jean de Chancènes, Esclave Amoureuse. Roman sur la Flagellation de la petite fille, de la maîtresse, et de l’épouse. Collection des Orties Blanches,Paris 1930.Printed by Imprimerie Darantière à Dijon. 267pp,(19.5 x 14 cm),in original paper wraps printed in red and black over plain card covers. 1 frontispiece, 7 B&W illustrations by Black, Jim [Luc Lafnet].Catalogue at the beginning of the volume. Prosecuted at the tribunal of the Seine in May 1950, appealed in October 1953,Condemned by The Tribunal of the Seine in May 1954.
Books for Trade: A.W. Flogger, Poker de Dames. (Suite des Confidences d’un Baronnet). Traduction et adaption du manuscrit original intitulé Flogger Papers , Collection des Orties Blanches, illustrated by Jim Black, Paris 1929
Books for Trade: A.W. Flogger, Les Confidences d’un Baronnet (Lady Buttock). Traduction et adaption du manuscrit original intitulé Flogger Papers , Collection des Orties Blanches, illustrated by Jim Black, Paris n.d. (1929)
This is by far the most recent publication I have ever listed on this blog, however as recent as the story “The English Academy ” may be, the sumptuous illustrations are from the end of the 1800’s not the 1900’s. The text claims to be from a hand written (in French) manuscript found in a box of of such material, found somewhere in France and eventually translated into English, the text apparently matches the beautiful illustrations it appears with. Whatever the truth of this tale, it gives me an excuse to post the images, and I hope you like them.
Anon ,The English Academy, Mihaly Von Zichy, The Erotic Print Society 2000.
Special Edition: NOUS DEUX – simples papiers du tiroir secrets, par Nelly et Jean, curiosa attribué à Marcel VALOTAIRE et illustré par l’artiste lyonnais Jean DULAC. Clandestine publication 1929
Books for Trade: COMTESSE DE J… [Johannes GROS] – T. Mertens CONFESSIONS LIBERTINES. Orné de huit eaux-fortes de T. Mertens. Partout et nulle part [Imprimerie Darantière, Dijon, 1931]
Rather a good find this one and quite a surprise, though far from being an expert on flagellation novels, as evidenced by this blog a significant number of them have passed through my hands and been recorded on this site. I cannot ever remember seeing any depiction of pubic hair in any of these books and most definitely not a depiction of a vagina. This little volume has both. These images are of course commonplace in clandestine erotica, but not so in flagellation novels which were not illegal or subject to prosecution when originally published, although large numbers were prosecuted in the 1950’s for unknown reasons.
I have difficulty finding other complete copies to reference, Bibliocuriosa (link at the base of this listing ) reference the illustrator of this edition as Leon Roze, but as they do not appear to have the illustrations they cannot have seen that they are clearly signed G.Topfer. I have previously had to apologise for difficulty in scanning images in rebound books and must do so again for this title, it is simply not possible to get the image flat to the scanner in a tightly bound book,but I have done my best.
Professeur Alexander, Max, Satyres et Flagellants, Librairie Artistique et Édition Parisienne réunies, Paris, 1909. illustrations by G.Topfer. Rebound in quarter blue leather on marbled boards. Title in gilt on spine with 5 raised bands inter-spaced with gilt fleurons, date 1909 at base of spine.Original colour cover bound in at the back of the book, Monochrome frontispiece and 12 full page illustrations by G Topfer, decorated with chapter headings and endings, 223 pp, 20.5 x 13 cm. Very good condition.
Books for Trade: Max des Vignons, Croisière Voluptueuse, Librairie Artistique et Édition Parisienne réunies,1934
Books For Trade: J.Van Styk. Épouvantes Voluptueuses. Le Jardin d’Eros. 6 Rue de Tracy, Paris, s.d.