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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio. Two Volumes Complete. (Edition De Luxe - Limited to 1000 Copies Only)

By: Boccaccio Giovanni; (Faithfully translated by) J. M. Rigg,

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Privately Printed: (1903)

Edition: Limited Edition (Limited to 1000 copies)

Seller ID: 113582

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Privately Printed. Stated "Edition de Luxe. 1000 copies printed for England and America". This copy is un-numbered and undated. I would put it at anything between 1900 and 1920? In green watered-silk cloth boards, spine slightly sunned, but the gilt titling to the spine is still clear and pretty bright. No Dustjacket. Bright Gilt 'fleur-de-lys-type' vignette on both front boards. Integral green silk bookmark to both volumes. NO Inscriptions in either volume. Volu... View more info

The Complete History of Eroticism . One Volume Edition

By: Brusendorff, Ove; Poul Henningsen

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Secausus, Castle: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111869

ISBN: 0890096171

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Cream quarter bound black paper boards with black titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has some creasing and edge-wear to the corners. The dustjacket has a couple of closed tears, all of which are now neatly repaired to the reverse of the d/j with clear archive tape. There are very light foxing (brown) spots to the top page fore-edge, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. Contents... View more info

Fanny Hill. Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

By: Cleland, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Luxor Press: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 107050

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


"this novel is a mocking parody of the warning moralism as seen in Defoe's novels. Rather than ending in misery, Fanny Hill rises from poverty to a middle-class" Rough cut page edges, clean red boards with bright gilt decs to front cover and bright gilt decs/titling to spine, decorative endpapers, 199pp, smudge to pp197, overall an excellent copy, black/white frontis, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 107050; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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LOVE and the English

By: Epton , Nina

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 113579

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


In Fine red cloth boards, with the spine lettered & ornamented in gilt. In the original publishers' unclipped pictorial dustjacket which is beautifully illlustrated by B. S. BIRO. The dust jacket is lightly 'sunned' to the spine, and very slightly chipped to the top corners - now neatly repaired to the reverse of the d /j and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks Very Good. The page fore -edges are lightly foxed and the front fre... View more info

SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AND AIDS IN BRITAIN - UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

By: Knox E G; MacArthur C. ; & Simons K J

Price: £7.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition Paperback

Seller ID: 7783

ISBN: 0117017485

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very Good copy but ex -library - usual stamps marks & attachments. "Part one of the report reviews the progress of the epidemic to date, and describes the social and political responses to it. Part two describes an investigation of sexual behaviour in present day society, a direct inquiry among 1289 men and 1241 women, from which patterns are projected towards the coming decades. Part three describes and uses a computer simulation model to predict the future incidenc... View more info

Patrick Lichfield's Unipart Calendar Book

By: North, Richard

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 107446

ISBN: 0002164701

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


NOT PRICE CLIPPED, slight creasing to edges of dustwrap. Clean black boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Has BCA in gilt on spine but publisher details are Collins. NO INSCRIPTIONS, 112pp, hinges sound, EXCELLENT COPY, CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. "For several years, Patrick Lichfield has been commissioned by Unipart to take the pictures for their Calendars and has brought his own very distinctive style to the enterprise. But behind the finished calendars lies a ... View more info

Head to Toe

By: Orton, Joe

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Anthony Blond: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109724

ISBN: 0218511361

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Raspberry coloured boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine, with a blind stamped illustration on the front board. In the original publisher's illustrated dustjacket. The boards are VG+, the dustjacket has some edgewear, a few closed tears and some creasing but is now protected in a clear plastic cover and looks Good plus to VG. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped. The page fore-edges are very slightly browned and there is some light foxing to the top edge. No Ins... View more info

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Harmony... (Vintage 1960s Catalogue of ' Intimate ' Products - for MEN)

By: Pellen Personal Products

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Pellen Personal Products Ltd.: (1965)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114211

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pictorial paper wraps. Stapled. Map showing the supplier's location on the back cover, a few stains. NO date - but going by the lady's dress on the cover the fashion is from the mid/late1960s, and all the prices are pre-decimalisation. Illustrated in b/w with prices for each item - all "the items in this catalogue are intended to help married couples reach greater mutual satisfaction and enjoyment from their relations...aids meant to rectify this fault in the under-r... View more info

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VENUS in the Kitchen: or Love's Cookery Book Introduction by Graham Greene

By: Pilaff Bey - Pseudonym of Norman Douglas (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2002

Edition: 1st Thus; First Printing

Seller ID: 113738

ISBN: 0747556032

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


First Edition THUS (1st Edition in this form) FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. The True first edition was published in 1952 by Heinemann. This is a New Edition. Pink, blue, black and white illustrated boards, identical to the dustjacket, with black and white lettering. The dustjacket is not price-clipped (£9..99). The d/j has some VERY slight 'shelfwear' to the edges - negligible - just a little very slight rubbing/marking on the top ... View more info

Feminist Literary History. A Defence

By: Todd Janet

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Polity Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7598

ISBN: 0745605133

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine in the original publisher's decorated dustjacket, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. 162 pp. "Todd offers an analysis and defence of the feminist literary history practised by Elaine Showalter and other contemporary American literary critics. She argues that this approach rightly links the political concerns of feminist criticism to the uncovering... View more info

The Sphinx With a note by Robert Ross

By: Wilde Oscar

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1918

Edition: Later Printing (1918 edition)

Seller ID: 113929

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


In very pale green paper-covered boards (looks almost grey) with illustrated front cover. No Dustjacket. Cover by Charles Ricketts. The spine looks as if it has been re-glued and is missing the top 2.5 inches, showing the webbing. The covers are lightly 'bumped' to the corners, with the bottom front corner rubbed through at the edge. The spine edges and edges to the covers are darkened / discoloured - worse to the spine edge. The page fore-edges and the endpapers / preli... View more info

Contemporary Sexual Behavior: Critical Issues in the 1970s

By: Zubin, Joseph; Money, John (Edited by)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113056

ISBN: 0801814316

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Based on the proceedings of the 61st annual meeting of the American Psychopathological Association. Bright Scarlet Red boards (with negligible 'flecking' from some slight foxing to the inner side of the dustjacket) with bright gilt titling to spine. The dustjacket is NOT PRICE CLIPPED, but is a little edgeworn, and slightly chipped, with a few closed tears now neatly repaired to the reverse with clear archive tape. NO INSCRIPTIONS, all hinges sound. Internally VG +/Fine ... View more info