Another boost to my ceaseless pursuit of any and all Paris Olympia Press ephemera, such items are always welcome and although not for Trade or Sale, I will list them in full on the site and a PDF copy will be available to anyone who asks, free of charge.
The bibliographical description is courtesy of Patrick Kearney, The Paris Olympia Press. Liverpool University Press 2007, the index number is the actual location of the description in the bibliography. The images are from the actual item which is part of my collection.
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14.11.1 1959. Olympia Press 1959.
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Front Cover
18.6 x 9.4 cm. pp. 28, incl. coloured wrappers illustrated with reproductions of Traveller’s Companion volumes against red and black backgrounds, and, on the front wrapper, a detail of a nude woman from a painting.
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Open Covers
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 1 and 2
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 3 and 4
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 5 and 6
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 7 and 8
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 9 and 10
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 11 and 12
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 13 and 14
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 15 and 16
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 17 and 18
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 19 and 20
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 21 and 22
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 23 and 24
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 25 and 26
Olympia Press catalogue 1959 Pages 27 and 28
Interior Illustrated with photos of Lawrence Durrell,William Burroughs, Vladimir Nabokov, Roger Casement & native entourage, judges in Casement trial, Aubrey Beardsley, and Henry Miller, together with reproductions of Olympia Press book covers, sculpture and art by Monet. Contains brief extracts or write-ups of The Black Book, Zazie or The Sex of Angels [sic], The Naked Lunch, Lolita, The Black Diaries, Under the Hill, The Gaudy Image, Our Lady of the Flowers, The White Paper, Teleny, Classical Hindu Erotology, Melting, My Life and Loves, The Fetish Crowd, Deva-Dasi, Juliette, 120 Days of Sodom, Sodom, Story of O, Sexus, Plexus and Nexus, Quiet Days in Clichy, The World of Sex, I Hear Voices, Houses of Joy, the Beckett trilogy, Watcher and the Watched, Pleasures and Follies, Two Novels by Guillaume Apollinaire and the Vicarion collections of beady songs and limericks. Notes: (1) Nexus was never published by the Olympia Press. (2) Zazie or The Sex of Angels was eventually issued under its original French title, Zazie dans le Metro.
PDF copy available on request, just leave a comment and I will email you a copy FREE
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Dear Steve, would it be possible to get a copy of this? Additionally, do you know anything about the full translation of Zazie dans le métro as referenced on page 3? Many thanks!
Hi Emma Please complete a contact form with your details, I will send a PDF of the 1959 catalogue. I have a very good copy of Zazie in an illustrated wrapper, I can send images of the book. Best wishes
Hi I Can do a PDF of the catalogue as for Zazie dans le Metro I have a copy of this near fine pb in an illustrated wrapper. Complete a contact form with your email and I will send a copy of the pdf and images of the book.