London: R. Griffiths, . Second Authorized Edition. 12mo., , 273,  pages; Fine; bound in period mottled calf, gilt tooling to spine with burgundy label with gilt lettering; unrestored, with mild rubbing and wear to hinges and edges of boards; marbled endpapers; text block stained red, partially faded; the second free leaf has a faded pencil drawing of a sex scene; interior clean, with no writing, underlining, or other markings; The original book was published in two installments, on November 21, 1748 and February of 1749. In November 1749, a year after the first installment was published, both Cleland and his publisher Fenton and Ralph Griffiths were arrested and charged with "corrupting the King's subjects." While Cleland disowned the novel in court, the book was popular enough that pirated editions began to appear. Griffiths published an expurgated version of the book in March of 1750, but was prosecuted once again for it, although the charges were subsequently dropped. It is considered "the first original English prose pornography, and the first pornography to use the form of the novel". It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history, not being published legally until 1963 in the United States and 1970 in England.; BB consignment; shelved case 3.
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Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Books, 2012-2013. First Editions, First Printings. 4tos., 3 vols., VG/VG; DJs, black spines, white lettering: minimal wear to DJ of Vols. 1 and 3, very mild creasing to edges of Vol. 2; "$59.99 US $65.99 CAN" to back covers, all vols., black paper boards, light gray lettering: minimal wear to boards of Vols. 1 and 3, mild bumping to head and tail of Vol. 2; fore-edges of Vols. 1 and 3 clean, light fingerprint mark to fore-edge of Vol. 2; VOL. 1 [CLICK! AND OTHER STORIES, 292 pp.]; VOL. 2 [KAMA SUTRA AND OTHER STORIES, 312 pp.]; VOL. 3 [BUTTERSCOTCH AND OTHER STORIES, 302 pp.]; shelved Case 12.
London: printed for Henry Rhodes at the Star, 1695. First English Edition. Octavo, , 228, 260 pages,  ads; VG; bound in early gilt morocco, rebacked with a marching paneled gilt spine; headband slightly loose; bookplate to front pastedown; all edges of text block gilt; title page with archival repair to top edge, having been trimmed, open tear to lower fore edge, lower fore corner with a chip missing; pages 97-112 with hand-corrected page numbers; some soiling and wear to pages; pages 115/116 and 117/118 with minor archival repair. Early hand wrote 'Hot' on page 1, above 'Amours,' Use of Hot as "full of sexual desire, lustful" dates to c. 1500, while the sense of "inciting desire" is c. 1800. MW consignment; shelved case 3.
Frankfurt, Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 382 pp., VG; three-quarter-bound, faux-leather green cloth spine, black cloth boards, gold lettering: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; very mild wear to boards and light pink text-block; interior clean, with reproduced illustrations by Crumb; copyright information in German and English; includes pamphlet with German translations of Crumb's comics from 1978-1983 (mild age-toning/yellow staining to pamphlet, text legible); silk ribbon; housed in gray cardboard slipcase; shelved above General Military.
Frankfurt, Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 310 pp., VG; three-quarter-bound, faux-leather maroon cloth, black cloth boards, gold lettering: slight cocking to spine, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; very mild wear to boards, slight fading/wear to turquoise text-block; interior clean, with reproduced illustrations by Crumb; copyright information in German and English; includes pamphlet with German translations of Crumb's comics from 1974-1978 (very light age-toning/foxing to pamphlet, text clear and legible); housed in tan cardboard slipcase; shelved above General Military.
The Dutch Treat Club, 1936. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; octagonal shaped book w/o text on black spine; covers are lightly rubbed w/ small flat tear on front; edges are moderately rubbed w/ small nicks & chips; spine is cloth and has slight wear at edges, but intact; text block has slightly age toned pages; tape mends to binding which has detatched partially; writing on rear end paper.
New York: American Ethnological Press, Inc., 1934. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Black spine with white text; boards are severely shelf-worn with sunning to the front and rear, also chipping and separation along the spine but does not affect the binding; front paste down and front free-end paper have inscriptions from the previous owner; pages are age-toned otherwise legible; 180p.
Privately Printed, 1888. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; 11pp text describing 70 small mounted plates. Bound in modern wheat colored cloth with black title label; minor foxing and soiling; gutter restored; minor handling grime; contents else very good. [Spine; black title label gilt on wheat-colored cloth].
New York: Peter H. Wyden, 1970. Unstated, apparent first edition. Octavo. VG with good- dust jacket. Red spine with white lettering. Crease across the top of the front dust jacket panel. Diagonal crease to the rear dust jacket panel. Moderate rubbing to dust jacket panels. Very minor chipping to the head and tail of the dust jacket spine. Covers, binding, text block edges all very good. Text pages clean and unmarked. 177pp. Shelved in Drugs Lit. section.
New York: Ivan Obolensky, 1961. First Edition. softcover 16mo., unpaginated, VG-; black/red/white pictorial front cover, small white lettering to spine; mild wear to covers: rubbing to covers, edges, and hinges (text to spine somewhat affected yet clear and legible); original price "$1.50" to bottom right corner of front cover; age-toning to text-block, minor stain towards middle of fore-edge; covers protected by plastic covering; interior clean; limitation page to interior a "spoof," with all copies stating No. 83 of 212 copies (in Toledano's Goreyography, p. A7a); shelved Case 0.
Dobbs Ferry: Morgan & Morgan, 1983. Quarto; VG- paperback; Tan spine with Black text; Covers have some shelfwear, some edgewear, paperclip mark on front cover, gouge on front cover, previous price sticker on back; Textblock clean; 116 pp. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
New York: Stonehill Publishing Company, 1976. First Edition. Quarto; unpaginated; VG-/G; blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor chipping to edges; small tape mend to head fore corners; cloth shows mild sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: Herman Puig, 1980. Quarto; unpaginated; G/paperback; red spine with ivory text; covers have slight wear to exterior; slightly curled fore corners; lightly sunned spine; some rubbing to edges; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; light offset inside covers; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with silver print; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and cream paper to boards, light wear to edges, spotting on front; Text block has owner name in ink facing title page, spotting to top edge, underlining/marginal notes through page 37, vendor label on colophon page; xiii, 302 pages, illustrated (b&w but including color plates).
Grove Press, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Quarto: G/G-: Multi-colored spine with yellow and red text: DJ is age toned with numerous closed and open tears, some of which were repaired on the interior using tape, general shelfwear, some small stains: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, slight bumping at tail of spine and bottom corner, binding solid: Textblock exterior and end pages are age toned, small stain to exterior fore edge, rest of pages clean and unmarked, slight musty scent: First Edition: Unpaginated:.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1976. Quarto; VG/VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Black spine with white text; Dustjacket clean with some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear at spine head, cloth unaffected; Boards strong, clean with slight rubbing at corners; Textblock clean; 125 pp. Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. First edition. Thin octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Light yellow spine with red and black lettering. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Covers and dust jacket panels clean. Binding strong. Text of pages clean. Small remainder mark to bottom edge of text block near the spine. 160pp, with 146 black and white illustrations.
Munchen: Albert Langen, c1909. 16th and 17th Thousand. Quarto; 2 volumes [of 3]; greenish felt/velour cloth boards with color illustrations pasted to top boards; no dustjackets; moderate to heavy external wear, staining and soiling; few tears to cloth; corners worn and showing; contents generally very good with hundreds of illustrations in black and white and in color. [Spines; soiled pale green with gilt titles].
Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, 2000. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; beige spine with purple and red text; jacket has bar code sticker on back, spotting on verso side; boards are strong and clean; textblock has slight age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 83; has gift inscription from author on verso of front endpaper.
Albuquerque: Gilded Age Press, 1983. 10mo; pp 90; VG-/paperback; red spine with black text; limited to 1000 copies, this is number 56; covers have slight wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; illustrated with drawings and black and white photographs; frontispiece; interior clean; signed by authors.
New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1968. First Printing. Octavo; pp 537; G/G; ivory spine with black and gold text; dust jacket shows light age toning to spine and edges; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; moderate rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Altadena: Twelvetrees Press, 1990. Second edition. Quarto; VG-; Paperback; Spine, cream with brown print; Cover has slight bump to front top corner, slight shelfwear, else clean and bright; Text block has slight smudge on rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; unpaged, chiefly illustrations (b&w/sepia).
Hong Kong: Taschen, 2009. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket ; Lavender spine with black text and pink image; Save tape edges and slight scratches, dust jacket is clean; Boards have minor smudges, bumping to the bottom tip and slight crack to the front hinge but have solid binding; Text block is clean; 419p. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/ expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Geneve, Paris, Munich: Les Editions Nagel, 1967. Small Quarto; pp 177; G-/no-DJ; yellow spine with dark green text; cloth has sunned spine; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; light foxing to first and last few pages; lightly age toned interior; profusely illustrated; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Munchen: Prestel, 2003. Text in German; Quarto; VG/VG; Blue spine with small photograph of a woman's legs and light beige and white text. DJ has general shelf wear, no tears; Boards have minor bumping to corners, otherwise, clean, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; 123 photographs; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Mondo Press, 1989. First edition (signed);. Thin quarto in paper; VG condition/no DJ; blue, black and pink; author's signature on title page; text and photos clean, some edgewear, rubbing to corners, used paperback in VG condition; pp. 95. Book contains nudity as well as gore special effects Item kept in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk area.
New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1969. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; unpaginated; G/G; tan spine without text; cloth tan wrapper over dj and taped at flaps; dust jacket appears clean; 1/4 bound cloth has clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - drawings;.
New York: The Citadel Press, 1963. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 438; G/G-; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows sunned spine; some chips to edges; cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated;.
Philadelphia and London: W.B. Saunders Company, 1953. Octavo; pp 841 G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text to navy bars; cloth has slightly sunned spine; slightly rubbed corners; some mild scruffing to exterior; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; illustrated; light ink to front pastedown; light crease to ffep; tight binding; interior clean.