Another pamphlet style catalogue from the Paris Olympia Press, reproduced here in full, and as part of the collection not available for trade, however anyone wanting a PDF copy of this item, please leave a comment on this blog and I will send you a copy by e-mail.
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As always the bibliographical description is courtesy of Patrick Kearney, The Paris Olympia Press: The Liverpool University Press 2007. The index number is the location of the description in the bibliography.
14.5.1 1957. – Olympia Books 1957.
Olympia Books 1957 Front Cover
17.5 x 9.2 cm. 24-page pamphlet, inclusive of illustrated wrappers. Illustrated with photos of Miller and Nabokov, photos by Brassaï, and reproduc-tions of artwork by Crannach, Cocteau, Ingres, erotic Hindu sculpture, &c. Included is a brief extract from Henry Miller’s The World of Sex, and short promotional notices of a number of Olympia Press publications, one of which reprints an extract from a Time magazine piece (dated March 18th 1957) on Lolita. A price list and order form includes assorted titles of the Traveller’s Companion series from no. 7 to no. 51. In addition, a number of the earlier Olympia titles by Sade, Miller, Apollinaire, &c. are listed, together with Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Black Spring and Lady Chatterley‘s Lover and vols. 1-4 of Frank Harris’s My Life and Loves, none of which were Olympia Press titles.
Olympia Books 1957 Open Covers
Olympia Books 1957 Pages 1 and 2
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Olympia Books 1957 Pages 9 and 10
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Olympia Books 1957 Pages 13 and 14
Olympia Books 1957 Pages 15 and 16
Olympia Books 1957 Pages 17 and 18
Olympia Books 1957 Pages 19 and 20
Note: I have deliberately darkened the contrast on pages 19 and 20 to make the red text more legible. As stated at the top of the page, anyone wanting a PDF copy of this catalogue please leave a comment and I will forward a copy to you via email or DropBox