This list will provide a bridge between the French 1950’s material and a small number of earlier French erotica items that I have, mainly clandestine but also some items that were openly published. As always all titles are available to trade against my Paris Olympia wants or other interesting items of erotica that might enhance the site. Please feel free to ask any questions or contribute any bibliographical information that would improve the listings.
Le Noir sied aux blondes
Item Description: No publisher name, 1960. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Original edition. In-8 (20.8 x 13.4) paperback, 172 pp. unnumbered, printed in black ona gray cover, 12 full page illustrations . First edition of a clandestine pornographic novel, published in the late 50’s. Prosecuted February 21 1960.
This copy very good some fading to covers .For full description
Le Grand Ordinaire.
Anonymous (THIRION André)
- [THIRION, André.] – Le Grand ordinaire. n.p., n.d. [c. 1955.] 8vo. pp. 123. Six illustrations by [Oscar Dominguez]. [ Dutel, 1676.] With the exception of the wrappers, a facsimile reprint of the original edition of this surrealist work, first published secretly in 1943 by Robert J. Godet. The majority of the print run was seized by the Gestapo in 1944
Uncut. Beautiful specimen, very good condition.
Les Aventures de Pinedebois
In-8 (19×14) paperback, 174pp., 1ff., 6 illustrations inset on loose sheets. First edition of a clandestine pornographic novel edited by Claude Coeurjoly and published in the late 50’s Author is apparently Pierre Bernier, better known under the pseudonym Marc Arno, prolific author of spy novels for Fleuve Noir. Prosecuted 21st Sept 1960
Very Good Near Fine complete with 6 illustrations
Les Vies Paralleles.
Avec 10 bois originaux de C. Taureau.
Book Description: Small 8vo (18,8×12) paperback, 158pp, 1ff, printed in black yellow cover… Clandestine pornographic novel, published in the mid-50s by Eric Losfeld. Fun text on sexual adventures caused by an advert. Dutel (II-2620) classifies this title in a group of texts “sometimes attributed to Eric Losfeld” adding that they “are of the same style in Cerise.” It has the distinction of being illustrated with woodcuts, little used technique for clandestine romances. [Dutel 2620.]
A tear and tape at first ffep back slightly striated. GOOD, COMPLETE.
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Débauche au Pensionat.
Book Description: [Francis Flores, Toulouse], 1959. Paperback. Original edition. In-8 sheets (19×14) of 230pp., 1ff., In gray paper printed covers with an image of a blackboard. 12 illustrations inset in black on bristol paper. First edition of a clandestine pornographic novel, published at the end of the 50’s in Toulouse by Francis Flores. Anonymous beautiful retro illustrations in ink. The book was first sentenced for gross indecency on September 21, 1960. Pia 303 Dutel 1346.
Some light wear and creasing but a very nice clean and complete copy great illustrations.
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Josiane et son esclave
Second edition published in 1928 this text first appeared in 1911. Cover printed in black blue paper with the Virgil, Eneide. dummy cover , sn, sl, sd [v.1928].DUTEL 1805.reissue of a rare clandestine flagellation novel
Good condition creasing to cover as per image. any extra information about this edition would be welcome.
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