This press in its various incarnations was a prolific producer of flagellation novels, between the wars, many of them illustrated by Carlo, a large number of these titles were reissued by Editions Dominic Leroy in the 1980’s. Original editions are increasingly hard to find, and this title is a a nice example of a scarce original complete with a Frontispiece and 16 illustrations.
René-Michel Desergy. Probable, French author who sometimes used the pseudonym Désiré Van Rowel.
CARLO:French artist whose real name is unknown. Carlo has possibly worked as a cartoonist and illustrator to the review “Humor” under the pseudonym Charléno (Charles Hénaut?). “Exhibited at the Salon from 1912 to 1914
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This title is available for trade my Paris Olympia Press wants.
NOTE: The decorations between images are not from this book, everything else is.
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Back cover and Spine
In original printed paper covers, 306 p.p., with a Frontispiece and 16 illustrations by Carlo, printed in July 1934, by Imprimerie J Dardaillon. Saint Denis. A very good copy.
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