books for trade: Special Edition:Récits de la Villa Brigitte. Fessées Gaillardes et Authentiques racontées par les membres du club sainte Brigitte, Bibliothèque des Deux Hémisphères [ Jean Fort ], collection Cressida, s.d. [1911?]. 2 Volumes,16 colour plates (unsigned).

 

 

A very rare clandestine publication from Jean Fort, something of a bibliographical mystery, and not much information out there, I am unable to locate a copy in any library, or any history of this title being auctioned. It may simply be that I do not have adequate reference material, but I am asking for any information anyone has about this title. This edition is a great rarity and even more so with a suite of 16 original illustrations.

The appears to be some surface debate about which came first, this edition provisionally dated 1911, although it is not actually dated at all, despite someone having penciled 1911 at the foot of the title page, or the clandestine Carrington  English edition dated 1910, which claims to have been translated from the French.

This French edition makes no similar claim to have been translated from the English, so given the confusion (deliberate) created by clandestine publishers, the debate about the chronology may simply be a matter of bibliographers pride.

I hope to be able to provide an update soon, in the meantime enjoy this rarity.

Récits de la Villa Brigitte. Fessées Gaillardes et Authentiques racontées par les membres du club sainte Brigitte, Bibliothèque des Deux Hémisphères [ Jean Fort ], collection Cressida, s.d. [1911?]. 2 Volumes in original neutral paper covers. Title of each volume on spine, pp 139, 155+ table. (19 x 12 cm).16 colour plates (unsigned) tipped in, each plate (excepting the first) are indexed against the appropriate volume, i.e. VB 1, VB 2, along with the page number the image is paired with. The illustrations are more explicit than the usual flagellation themes.

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Originally published as: Tales of Villa Brigitte. Translated from the French by M. A. Oxon, London & Melbourne [Paris], H.-J. Vicar, Sons and Co [ Charles Carrington ], 1910. About the translator, the catalog of the Kinsey Institute indicates: “Identification of translator with Moses William Stainton, who used the same pseudonym is uncertain.”

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Books for Trade: Au bord du lit. Stances: Alexandre de Vérineau, [d.i. Louis Perceau]. Published by Erotopolis, à l’Enseigne des Bacchantes [d.i. Paris, Maurice Duflou], 1927 Illustrées de onze eaux-fortes originales par Lucas. O [d.i. |Luc Lafnet|]:

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Books for trade: Van Rod, Aimé, Le Dominateur ou L’École des vierges, Librairie Artistique et Édition Parisienne réunies, v. 1933, Illustrated by Carlo

Another oddity, purchased blind from a dubious web site, however turns out to be quite an interesting item. It is an original edition, lacking a title page, but with 11 of the 12 illustrations hand coloured. I rather like it and I hope you do.

Van Rod, Aimé, Le Dominateur ou L’École des vierges, Librairie Artistique et Édition Parisienne réunies, v. 1933. Rebound in brown boards, author and title pasted on label on the spine.  22 x 14 cm, 219 pp. Original cover bound in, but lacking title page. Cover illustration and12 illustrations ( 11 hand coloured, 1 on plain paper tipped in) All by Carlo.  Numerous chapter headings and cul de lamps. Overall condition is good plus.



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Books for Trade: Van Rowel, Désiré, Le Château des cuisants souvenirs: Librairie Artistique et Édition Parisienne réunies: 1934. Illustrated by Carlo

Books or Trade: Mac Clyde, Alan, La Madone du cuir verni, Librairie artistique et Parisienne Reunies, 1937.

 

Books for Trade: Dr. Caufeynon [ Fauconney, Jean ],Avant. Pendant. Après. Hygiène et préservation, suivi d’une étude sur les fonctions et désordres des organes de la virilité, Librairie Artistique et Parisiennes Reunies 1934. (Couverture en couleurs et 4 illustrations de Carlo)

Untypical of this illustrator, who normally creates in the extreme bizarre illustrations.However his work is highly collectible and very rare, and I am unable to find a listing for this title anywhere. So i hope you enjoy having sight of this rare item.

Dr. Caufeynon [ Fauconney, Jean ],Avant. Pendant. Après. Hygiène et préservation, suivi d’une étude sur les fonctions et désordres des organes de la virilité, Librairie Artistique et Parisiennes Reunies 1934. (Couverture en couleurs et 4 illustrations de Carlo)
In original colour illustrated paper covers (spine taped). (12 x 18.5 cm), 191 pp .4 hors-texte illustrations on glossy paper, multiple decorative chapter headings.

Jean Fauconney est probablement un médecin français qui a publié divers ouvrages, dans le premier quart du 20e siècle, traitant de phénomènes sexuels variés, sous son patronyme ou sous les pseudonymes du Dr. Caufeynon, du Dr. Eynon, du Dr. Jaf.

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Books for Trade: Edith Kindler. Esclavage ou L’Agonie sous le fouet, traduit de l’anglais par Alan Mac Clyde, Librairie Générale, Paris 1932.Illustrations by Carlo.

Books for Trade:  Connie O’Hara (José André Lacour)‎ ‎Clayton’s College, Erotic Print Society, LONDON, 1996

 

 

Connie O’Hara (José André Lacour)‎ ‎Clayton’s College, Erotic Print Society, LONDON, 1996

 

 Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Georges de Sainte Croix. (illustrator). Limited Edition. A limited edition number 456 of 2500 copies. An edition in 8vo hard card folder consisting of a 60 page booklet and 2 sets of erotic lithographs measuring , 20/13 cm and 14/9 cm. All in blue paper covered slip case.

This edition constitutes the first English language edition.

This is an unusual erotica in that it is basically a crime novel, the nearest comparison would likely be “I Shall Spit on Your Graves”.

Clayton’s College, first published in the late 1940s, was convicted three times by the 17th Correctional Division of the Seine in 1950, 1953 and 1957, each of these convictions having been upheld on appeal.
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The illustrations in this edition originally appeared in the French clandestine edition published by, Édition De L’Orchidée. Lunéville. N.D.

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Books for Trade: Anon (Connie O’Hara (José André Lacour)‎ ‎Clayton’s College. Sous le signe d’Éros n.d (1950?)

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Books for Trade: LEMORT, Henry. Visions Erotiques. Mit einer Einleitung von Sig. von Eggh. Stück XI. Vienna: Privatdruck der Gesellschaft österreichischer Bibliophilen, 1908.

 

 A recent find which I am pleased to be able to share with you,  a wonderful erotic portfolio, by the original War of the Worlds artist, using the wonderful pseudonym of Henry Lemort, or Henry the dead, along with the suitably macabre monogram signature. (as above).

[CORREA, Henrique Alvim (1876-1930), under the pseudonym of:] LEMORT, Henry. Visions Erotiques. Mit einer Einleitung von Sig. von Eggh. Stück XI. Vienna: Privatdruck der Gesellschaft österreichischer Bibliophilen, 1908.

In original portfolio in-4 (338 x 245 mm). 8 pp. uncut including title page and title list of illustratons in printed text and 20 free drawings in photomechanical reproductions, mounted on leaves of laid paper of a strong burgundy hue, attached by a cord of purple silk. On the first cover of the portfolio, label printed in black.

Following reproductions of erotic and satirical drawings of Alvim Correa, illustrator of Brazilian origin, published by CW Stern in Vienna (Austria) in 1908. Evoking the art and subtle trait of Félicien Rops. Alvim Correa was much more famous for his science-fiction illustrations, of which he was one of the masters, notably by his nightmarish visions accompanying the first French edition of. Wells ‘ War of the Worlds . The draw of this suite is not indicated. Bilder-Lexikon IV, 387-390.

 



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Books for TRADE: A Portfolio of a suite of eight images from “L’Éducatrice Passionée” Comba-Borel Publishing n.d. C 1980

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Books for Trade:Anon[ROGUES, Ernest.] Initiation Amoureuse, illustrated by Suzanne Ballivet. The Erotic Print Society 1994.

 

I must admit to having posted all of these illustrations previously, but in the original edition, all the smaller illustrations, appear above text, and here they stand alone, I have linked the original listing at the base of this post.

 

 

Anon[ROGUES, Ernest.] Initiation Amoureuse, illustrated by Suzanne Ballivet. The Erotic Print Society 1994.

In original slipcase with book, constituting the first English translation, complete with 25 illustrations in colour 10 large illustrations on card (22 x19 cm) and 15 smaller illustrations on card (15 x 19). all in very good near fine condition. The text was published in 1934 under the title “Carnal Prelude”, and under the pseudonym of Robert Sermaise, the illustrated edition with the current title was issued clandestinely around 1950.

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Books for Trade: L’initiation amoureuse Illustrations originales par un artiste célèbre (Suzanne Ballivet) Buenos-Ayres, pour les amis de l’artiste, 1943 [i.e.Paris, Georges Guillot, vers 1950]

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Books for Trade: Jacqueline de Lansay (Johanes Gros), Les délices libertines. Roman inédit. Moncontour, au bonheur des dames. n.d. [Maurice Duflou, circa 1935].

 

 

A very nice clandestine erotica from the 1930’s.

Jacqueline de Lansay (Johanes Gros), Les délices libertines. Roman inédit. Moncontour, au bonheur des dames. n.d. [Maurice Duflou, circa 1935]. 149 pp, (15×22 cm), In original, pale blue card covers printed in blue, tile page in red and black. Nice print job, decorated chapter headings and capitals, erotic vignettes as chapter endings. First edition of this erotic novel, published under the pseudonym Jacqueline de Lansay, illustrated with 14 signed free etchings of the monogram DD. Copy on English laid out luxury (n ° 84/400).  Dutel, 1358. [Attributes: First Edition]

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Books for Trade: Les Jeux du Plaisir et de la Volupté par une Femme du Monde, avec 16 illustrations.ANONYME [Johannes GROS] Published by Paris, Au boudoir secret.1906 [i.e. circa 1936]

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New into the Collection: 2 Teasers and a Catalogue

After another long absence, I return with some very rare ephemera from the Paris Olympia Press. Listed here only briefly, I will post more detailed descriptions if there is any interest.

I shall in the coming days post some more illustrated erotica, in particular some material from the now defunct Erotic Print Society.

I am still considering letting my Olympia Press collection go to a new home, but in the mean time I continue to seek the few missing items.


The New Paris Teaser



The New Stripteaser



Olympia Press Catalogue 1960


The above items are all rare, but none so rare as the New Stripteaser, no copy has ever been  in any of the major collections, and at the time the last bibliography as released, it was only identified as having been mentioned in a catalogue.

The Burroughs 1960 catalogue, is now  a rarity because of the Burroughs connection.

I am still seeking 2 Teasers, “The Paris Teaser” and “Paris Exotique”, the English and French versions of the same publication.


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Books Wanted Ephemera: The Teasers.

Books Wanted: Springtime in Paris, Theobald Lovelace, Ophelia Press Paris

Books Wanted:- MELTING [Dissolving] Travellers Companion Series No 59

Books Wanted: All Ephemera related to The Paris Olympia Press

Books for Trade: Les Jeux du Plaisir et de la Volupté par une Femme du Monde, avec 16 illustrations.ANONYME [Johannes GROS] Published by Paris, Au boudoir secret.1906 [i.e. circa 1936]

Les Jeux du Plaisir et de la Volupté par une Femme du Monde, avec 16 illustrations.ANONYME [Johannes GROS]
Published by Paris, Au boudoir secret, (1906).1906 [i.e. circa 1936] 1 volume in-8 (19.5 x 13 cm), paperback, 248- (1) pages. 16 illustrations in black inset. Printed cover in color. Volume in very good condition. Reference: Dutel, Bibliography of erotic works published clandestinely between 1920 and 1970, n ° 1795, indicates: “Original edition published around 1936. It is decorated with 16 illustrations.The book comes out of Darantière presses in Dijon. Johannes Gros is the sequel to the libertine confessions. ” The advertised print is 600 copies on tinted vergé and 25 copies on vellum Arches. This one, 1 of 600 copies on tinted laid. Very good copy of this book sympathetically illustrated (The illustrations have remained anonymous but are in the style of Luc Lafnet). Very explicit pornographic text.


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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]