Books for Trade: LA BEUQUE, Jean de; Miss Cravache ou Les Vierges Esclaves, Editions Prima, 44 rue Servan, Paris (Xie), n.d. [circa 1932], illustrations by Topfer, Jean de la Beque and Ely Costes.

 

Every now and then a book comes along that has everything right about it, this is one such book. Not necessarily because of condition, but because the object itself is aesthetically pleasing, I have had  number of titles produced by Editions Prima, and have  been impressed by the quality of the books, both in structure and content. Despite this it is difficult obtain a  list of titles produced by the press. They appear to have been quite prolific, producing pulp novels in their Editions Gauloise series and  other esoteric titles.I have not been able to locate a definitive list of the flagellation novels.

Matters are made more complex by the list of titles by this author in the front of this volume, none of which are Editions Prima titles. They are all either Amateur-Biblio or Librairie Générale titles, this is possibly explained by this title apparently being a reissue of the same title produced in 1930 by Librairie Générale , I have not had site of that edition, but from the limited material  available on line it looks to be of a much poorer quality than this edition. If this copy is a piracy it is a very expensive one. If anyone can explain this anomaly please complete a contact form.

I have decided to lay this one out in book form, so that the page decorations can be seen in situ, rather than just cropping out the illustrations, I have used only images in the book to construct this listing, it always make me happy when a book provides all of the content required to decorate a listing. Enjoy!

Synopsis

First episode of the adventures of Betty, alias Miss Cravache, daughter of an American businessman installed in Corrèze, with a strong and eccentric character. With the help of her butler and stable master, she took a liking to the domination and training of impressionable young girls, including her niece, whom she treated like a bitch. 


LA BEUQUE, Jean de SMIT; Miss Cravache ou Les Vierges Esclaves, Editions Prima, 44 rue Servan, Paris (Xie), n.d. [circa 1932], illustrations by Topfer, Jean de la Beque and Ely Costes. In original illustrated cover on textured cream card printed in black and red with a red vignette by  Ely Costes. Adorned with 12 inset heliogravures in sepia, on loose sheets including a frontispiece by Topfer [Gaston SMIT) and 4 inset illustrations, decorated caps and chapter ends by Jean de La Beuque and Ely Costes. . In-8 softcover, 14.3 x 22.7 cm. 223 pp. In excellent condition. Reissue, in all respects, of a novel published by the Librairie Générale in 1930. It was belatedly condemned in 1953 by the Seine court.

Covers






see also

 

Books for Trade: Vincennes, Gaston. L’Amour fouetté. Orné de douze illustrations hors-texte par Ch. Avalanche. Paris, Editions Prima,[vers1930?] . Couverture par Marilac

Books for Trade: Walter Flog. Cinglants Châtiments,Cover and 12 superb engraved plates by Herric. Éditions Prima (1932)

Books for Trade: Matée par le Fouet: Jean Martinet, . Cover and 12 , superb engraved plates by Herric .Éditions Prima, {1930 }

Books for Trade: Jean Martinet, Venez ici, qu’on vous fouette ! : Paris Éditions Prima (1938?)

Books for Trade: Andre Vergereau, Mademoiselle Cinglade, Editions Prima n.d. (1936) illustrated by Marilac (Mario Laboccetta).

Books for Trade: Van Rowel, Désiré, Le Château des cuisants souvenirs: Librairie Artistique et Édition Parisienne réunies: 1934. Illustrated by Carlo

Frontispiece

 Le Château des cuisants souvenirs CARLO 1934

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


For more information about the author, or illustrator and publisher follow the link to Bibliocuriosa.

Bibliocuriosa. Carlo


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

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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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Any questions or information about the artist, or especially the publisher, please leave a comment or complete a contact form.


SEE ALSO: (links)

Venez ici, qu’on vous fouette

Matée par le Fouet

La Volupté du Fouet

Les Confidences de Chérubin

L’Amour fouetté.

editions PRIMA

Fouetteurs et Fouettes

Books for Trade: Jean Martinet, Venez ici, qu’on vous fouette ! : Paris Éditions Prima (1938?)

Previously only listed only in brief, but here for your enjoyment with all the illustrations, superbly executed, by Herric:- (Chéri Hérouard)


This title is available for trade my Paris Olympia Press wants.

NOTE: The decorations at the head and tail , and between images are not from this book, everything else is.


 Chéri Hérouard (1881-1961) was a French artist and illustrator of numerous erotica and spanking novels. He used the pseudonym Herric when he illustrated spanking novels for various French publishing houses, such as Jean Fort’s Collection des Orties Blanches. And as evidenced by these titles also, Editions Prima.

Yet another accidental off shoot of my collecting activity, I found one of these titles and then set out to locate others, they are rather beautiful things and despite the subject matter, which even some erotic  bibliophiles disapprove of, most were not prosecuted at time of publication and only really became the subject of censorship when reprinted , mainly in the 1950’s


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.Jean Martinet.  Éditions Prima. Paris.255 pages, Cover and 12 exquisite monochrome engraved plates by Herric.  ND. No Print details but C 1938? so likely Tessier. Prosecuted in 1953, banned in 1954.

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:This copy bound in contemporary quarter leather on marbled boards, original covers preserved. Full description of condition and extra images on request.

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Any questions or information about the artist, or especially the publisher, please leave a comment or complete a contact form.

This is the last of my Editions Prima Titles, if anyone knows of others in the same series please contact me.


SEE ALSO: (links)

Matée par le Fouet

La Volupté du Fouet

Les Confidences de Chérubin

L’Amour fouetté.

editions PRIMA

Fouetteurs et Fouettes

Books for Trade: Matée par le Fouet: Jean Martinet, . Cover and 12 , superb engraved plates by Herric .Éditions Prima, {1930 }

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Previously only listed only in brief, but here for your enjoyment with all the illustrations, superbly executed (no pun), by Herric:- (Chéri Hérouard)


This title is available for trade my Paris Olympia Press wants.


 Chéri Hérouard (1881-1961) was a French artist and illustrator of numerous erotica and spanking novels. He used the pseudonym Herric when he illustrated spanking novels for various French publishing houses, such as Jean Fort’s Collection des Orties Blanches. And as evidenced by these titles also, Editions Prima.

Yet another accidental off shoot of my collecting activity, I found one of these titles and then set out to locate others, they are rather beautiful things and despite the subject matter, which even some erotic  bibliophiles disapprove of, most were not prosecuted at time of publication and only really became the subject of censorship when reprinted , mainly in the 1950’s


This copy bound in contemporary quarter leather on marbled boards, original covers preserved. Full description of condition and extra images on request.


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Matée par le fouet

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Jean Martinet, Éditions Prima, 1930. Cover and 12 full page engraved plates by Herric. 

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252 pages. Printed by Imprimerie Tessier, Romainville 32 Rue de Paris (ND) 1930?.

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This copy bound in contemporary quarter leather on marbled boards, original covers preserved. Full description of condition and extra images on request.

Title Page

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The Illustrations

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Any questions or information about the artist, or especially the publisher, please leave a comment or complete a contact form.


SEE ALSO: (links)

Cinglants Chatiments

La Volupté du Fouet

Les Confidences de Chérubin

L’Amour fouetté.

editions PRIMA

Fouetteurs et Fouettes

Books for Trade: Walter Flog. Cinglants Châtiments,Cover and 12 superb engraved plates by Herric. Éditions Prima (1932)

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Previously only listed only in brief, but here for your enjoyment with all the illustrations, superbly executed (no pun), by Herric:- (Chéri Hérouard)


This title is available for trade my Paris Olympia Press wants.


 Chéri Hérouard (1881-1961) was a French artist and illustrator of numerous erotica and spanking novels. He used the pseudonym Herric when he illustrated spanking novels for various French publishing houses, such as Jean Fort’s Collection des Orties Blanches. And as evidenced by these titles also, Editions Prima.

Yet another accidental off shoot of my collecting activity, I found one of these titles and then set out to locate others, they are rather beautiful things and despite the subject matter, which even some erotic  bibliophiles disapprove of, most were not prosecuted at time of publication and only really became the subject of censorship when reprinted , mainly in the 1950’s


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Cinglants Châtiments

Cinglants Chatiments Prima Herric 1932

Walter Flog,  Éditions Prima, (1932) Cover and 12 superb engraved plates by Herric.

Cinglants Chatiments Prima Herric 1932

252 pages. Printed by Imprimerie Tessier, Romainville 32 Rue de Paris

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This copy bound in contemporary quarter leather on marbled boards, original covers preserved. Full description of condition and extra images on request.

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The Illustrations

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Cinglants Chatiments Prima Herric 1932

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At the risk of repeating myself, whatever ones view of the subject matter, these are stunningly beautiful illustrations, with all the subjects more feminine than masculine, and so Deco, and also Decadent in style.


Any questions or information about the artist, or especially the publisher, please leave a comment or complete a contact form.


SEE ALSO: (links)

La Volupté du Fouet

Les Confidences de Chérubin

L’Amour fouetté.

editions PRIMA

Fouetteurs et Fouettes