MÉMOIRES DE FANNY HILL
Traduit de l’anglais par Isidore Liseux. Bruxelles: [n.p., n.d., c.1940].
8vo. 2 volumes. 118pp., 126pp. Limited edition of 550 copies. 10 watercolors reproduced in heliogravure, with 2 frontispieces by Paul-Émile Bécat.
(Dutel: 1960. Importante Bibliothèque d’Ouvrages )Érotiques; Hotel Drouot, Salle No. 13, 11 Mars 1987, #50.
Well yet another clandestine edition of Fanny Hill, but this is a little bit special, 2 volumes in a Card Cover with title in gilt on spine, in (the remains of) a slipcase. The books are in original pink printed papers covers and are complete and in very good condition.
The detail at the head of this page comes from The Eroticabibliophile’s checklist of French editions of Fille de Joie, Better known as Fanny Hill, linked below. But I would welcome any information on the publisher or printer.
eroticabibliophile checklist Fille de Joie
Memoires de Fanny Hill
Volume 1, in original printed card covers over plain paper wraps. CONTENTS: 2 blank end-papers, Half Title, verso, Limitation, Facing page blank, verso Frontispiece, facing Title Page, verso blank, facing. Lettre Premiere, verso blank, Pages 7-118, TEXT, one blank end paper. Complete with a Frontispiece and four watercolours by Paul Emile Becat (unsigned)
Memoires de Fanny Hill Volume 2
Volume 2, in original printed card covers over plain paper wraps. CONTENTS: 2 blank end-papers, Half Title, verso, blank, Facing page blank, verso Frontispiece, facing Title Page, verso blank, facing. Lettre Deuxieme, verso blank, Pages 7-126, TEXT, one blank end paper. Complete with a Frontispiece and four watercolours by Paul Emile Becat (unsigned)
This title is available for trade against my Paris Olympia Press wants, Further detail about condition on request.
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How much is the book to purchase.
Hi John sorry this one went at auction last week along with 37 others I have not had time to update the listings.
I just love the work you have done about these books.
About Fanny Hill have you showed 8 illustrations (Becat), are they in the order they are found actually found in the book?
I have copies of several of them and i would be nice to put them in the correct order
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