Beautiful Sinners of New York (in original dust jacket)

Roth, Samuel (ed.) ; Berg, Louis (preface)

Published by Boar's Head Books, 1949
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Firts edition. Slim 8vo hardcover in orange buckram cloth with spine lettered in black. Unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with erotic (though not pornographic) drawings, sketches and reproductions. Fine in bright, crisp dust jacket. The characted studies of 99 New York City models that first appeared in "Diary of A Flesh Peddler" a diary of a fellow who provided women for modeling jobs (of various respectibility) in New York City. The attention in this volume (one of the "Library of Unusual Books" that Roth published) is centered on "those who stray from the straight path of virtue." . Each of the women represented here are profiled with the following information: name, age, race, martial status, characteristics (physical and personality), peculiarities, "worked for me" (how long, why, etc), "reason for leaving me", "flair for" (e.g. "silk stockings and outrageous conduct"), "relations with other men", "relations with me", "what happened after leaving me". Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Beautiful Sinners of New York (in original ...
Publisher: Boar's Head Books
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First edition.

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Roth, Samuel (ed.) ; Berg, Louis (preface)
Published by Boar's Head Books, New York City (1949)
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Book Description Boar's Head Books, New York City, 1949. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Original orange buckram cloth, title stamped in black on spine, 8vo, unpaginated. Illustrated throughout with erotic (though not pornographic) drawings, sketches and reproductions. Fine in bright, crisp dust jacket. The character studies of 99 New York City models that first appeared in "Diary of A Flesh Peddler", a journal from a facilitator of modeling jobs for women in New York City with entries for specific women, their unique characteristics, and the results of the more than platonic relationships he claims to have had with all of them; not to mention purported relationships they had with other men. This is one of the titles in the "Library of Unusual Books" series, curated by Samuel Roth. Uncommon book, especially in its dustwrapper and much more so in such beautiful condition. Seller Inventory # 001649

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