Venus Unmasked or, An Inquiry Into the Nature and Origin of the Passion of Love
de Vries, Leonard; Fryer, Peter (eds.)

NY: Stein and Day, 1967. First First printing. Cloth, 228 pps. with bibliography; illustrated with reproductions of 18th century erotic drawings. The compilers "..combed through the popluar, scientific, saterical, and clandestine literature of the {1700s} to give a pungent account of human beings pursuing pleasure, while moralizera and quacks pursued them in turn..." A fine, tight copy in bright, passionate red cloth. In crisp dust jacket with some fade to the spine and a very short nick to the top edge of the rear panel. Fine Cloth (Item ID: F182)

$11.95

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