Books for Trade: Anon(Attributed to Stanilas de Rhodes) The Autobiography of a Flea.Printed for the Erotica Biblion Society of London and New York 1901 (1926)

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This one previously unlisted, because it is shaped like a small house brick and very difficult to scan, plus I don’t like the images. But it is a clandestine title and it is going to auction, so I best list it while I still have it,I have  never seen another copy. I strongly suspect that the illustrations are copied from a much earlier edition. Ancient pornography with a very strong anti-clerical theme.

LINK: Clandestine Erotica: Some thoughts on Clandestine/Defiant Literature and the battle against Censorship


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Anon(Attributed to Stanilas de Rhodes) The Autobiography of a Flea.Printed for the Erotica Biblion Society of London and New York 1901 (1926) In original green boards (which are marked and worn, in quarter leather, spine (worn at edges head and base of spine) title in gilt. 274 pages with 14 crudely executed full page illustrations, on glossy paper. Conforms to Note at end of Mendes( 1E). Very compact book, covers are about good with contents very good (stitching visible between pages 96-97) Still a rare edition complete with the illustrations and head and tailpieces.

The Illustrations

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