Realistic Pleasures Gathered from the Diary of a Sybarite

[N.Y.?], [ca. 1940]. Reprint. Green wrappers (5 ½” x 7 ¾”), [10] + 85 pp, 13 black & white pornographic photographs. Wrappers bound upside down, faint stain to rear wrapper, else a Near Fine copy. Three copies of any edition found in WorldCat (British Library, National Library of France, American Univ. in Cairo), none of this clandestine U.S. reprint.

An unattributed pornographic novel first published in Paris ca. 1900-1901. Features three stories: Amatory Episodes in the Life of Sir Clifford and others, History of a Page, and Note. Charles, his Mother and the Colonel. In the latter story, Charles watches his mother have sex with the Colonel and after he leaves rapes her several times before she returns his passion. Photographs peppered throughout feature a stoic couple in various positions of intercourse, oral sex and posing. See Peter Mendes’ Clandestine Erotic Fiction in English, 1800-1930: A Bibliographical Study, 134-A-134-C. Item #06056

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