The Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Or The Life Of Fanny Hill. John Cleland.
The Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Or The Life Of Fanny Hill

The Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure Or The Life Of Fanny Hill

Hoboken: Privately Published, 1929. Limited Edition. Full calf. Octavo, pp (10) comprising 2 blanks, half title, 2 blanks, illustrated frontispiece, title page, limitation page, "Letter the First", 1 blank, 211, (1) Blank, 11 unnumbered coloured illustrations after Aubrey Beardlsey. Fine binding by Karen McGuire in polished green calf with gilt borders, dentelles and lettering to spine. title and author on red leather labels, sewn headband, top edge dye (pale red), marbled endpapers. Item #803

John Cleland's first, best and most famous book. Officially Fanny Hill remained suppressed in its unexpurgated form in the United Kingdom until 1970. The illustrations in this privately printed edition are explicit and printed in black, green, flesh tones. Limited to 700 copies, this being no. 360.

Price: $800.00

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