Latin and English texts side by side, approx 500 erotic passages from over 150 writers of antiquityt, on all aspects of sexuality. Solic clean bright copy of HB 1st w jacket. Original 1884 edition was privately printed. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4,262 + 250 pp, errata VeryGood++ unmarked, faint stain to upper edge; in Good unclipped jacket w edgewear. Hardcover in maroon patterned boards; in white jacket w color panels. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Manual of Classical Erotology (De figuris ...
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: 1966
Edition: Stated 1st Printing..
Book Description Grove Press, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Two volumes in one, 261p. + 250p., bilingual text in Latin and English, very good first edition thus, quarter-cloth over decorative boards and unclipped dj. The Manual consists of Forberg's translations of erotic Greek and Roman writings in Latin, first published in France in 1882, then in England two years later. Beginning with a chapter on heterosexuality, he moves into chapters on homosexuality, lesbianism and other forms of 'deviation'. Bookseller Inventory # 139546
Book Description Grove Press, New York, 1966. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. First Printing. A Fine copy in magenta cloth covered patterned paper covered boards, in glossy white, brown and purple dustwrapper, not price-clipped. A facsimile reproduction of the original edition of 1884. An uncommonly nice copy. Q08582. Bookseller Inventory # Q08582