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The Erotic Arts

Webb, Peter

ISBN 10: 0821206966 / ISBN 13: 9780821206966
Published by New York Graphic Society, Boston, 1975
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Cloth, gilt, xxix, 514 pp., illus., biblio., index; 25 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Stated "First United States edition." Dust jacket, with light shelfwear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Probably the most comprehensive book on the subject of erotic art. CONTENTS: Art and pornography; Sexual themes in ancient and primitive art; Ancient and primitive cultures, by John H. Field; Eroticism in Oriental art and religion; India, by edited by Peter Webb from a lecture given by Philip Rawson; Eroticism in Western art; Decadent art, by Simon Wilson; Sexual attitudes in Victorian art and literature; Erotic themes in Victorian art and photography; Erotic themes in Victorian literature, by Barry Curtis; Twentieth-century erotic art; Compulsive eroticism in twentieth-century art; Eros and Surrealism, by Robert Stuart Short; The erotic novel; a critical view, by Allan Rodway; Eroticism in films; Eroticism in the performing arts, by David F. Chesire; The theatre of celebration; Aretino, Giulio, Marcantonio, and the sonnets; The restricted collections of the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum; Eroticism in twentieth-century art: interviews with contemporary artists; Hans Bellmer; Allen Jones; David Hockney; Henry Moore; Censorhip in the cinema; Pornography: a brief survey. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 065387

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Title: The Erotic Arts

Publisher: New York Graphic Society, Boston

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st.

Book Type: Collectible

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An illustrated, interpretive survey of erotica in the visual, literary, dramatic, and musical arts, from primitive times to the present and with emphasis on Western arts of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

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