Books for Trade: Nunnery Tales, by T.N.R with illustrations by Le Roy. The Royal Press, London-Paris 1902 (1935) (Dugdale)

 

Revisiting an old listing to link back to missing images and to other Clandestine titles in English.


This book is going to auction along with around 50 other titles. All clandestine publications mainly French but some English.


Nunnery Tales, by T.N.R with illustrations by Le Roy. The Royal Press, London-Paris 1902 (1935)

Nunnery Tales 1902 Book

Description: Bound in grey boards which are worn at edges  and have some markings. With title author and publishers details in gilt on the spine.

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Nunnery Tales 1902 Illustrated Endpapers Illustrated end Papers.

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Nunnery Tales 1902 Title Page

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CONTENTS: Illustrated  End Papers-Blank ffep, Title Page (verso blank) Half title (verso blank) Limitation Page(Verso blank)  399 pages of text,blank end page,Illustrated End Papers (repeat of front). Illustrated with 5 full page erotic prints by Le Roy, and decorated throughout with cul-de-lamps.

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The Illustrations.

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Rear End Papers Nunnery Tales 1902 Le Roy


The Erotica Bibliophile offers the following bibliographical information as part of a list of titles produced by William Dugdale.

NUNNERY TALES: Or Cruising under False Colours: A Tale of Love and Lust. London: Printed for the Booksellers,

[1866, 1867, 1868]

8vo. 3 volumes. 134pp., 128pp., 137pp. 24 colored lithographs.
Original edition. Later published c.1888, probably in Amsterdam by Brancart/Van Crombrugge. Another edition was published in 1899 Paris for the Erotica Biblion Society. A U.S. clandestine reprint was issued ‘By T.N.R. Lond-Paris, Royal Press, 1902’ [New York, c.1935] on laid paper. Not in the British Library.
(Ashbee: Vol.3, p.152.  Mendes: 26-A and 26-B)
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