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Lot 1087: Englisch, P. Irrgarten der Erotik. Eine

Books: Erotica, Scatology, Old and rare books

Platinum House

by Bubb Kuyper: Auctioneers of Books, Graphic Art & Manuscripts

November 27, 2012

Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: Englisch, P. Irrgarten der Erotik. Eine Sittengeschichte über das gesamte Gebiet der Welt-Pornographie. Leipsic, Lykeion, (1931), 1st ed., (8),333,(2)p., 40 col. plates and ±160 ills., orig. gilt dec. cl. by W. PLANTIKOW, 4to. - With the bookplate of Gerrit Komrij on upper pastedown; hinges weakening sl., otherwise contents fine. Gilding on spine partly worn away; spine-ends sl. frayed; sl. soiled. = Cerezo, Bibliotheca erotica 203: "Splendid historical and bibliographical study of European erotic literature. Englisch boasts a fabulous knowledge which in this work extends itself to the very rare reproductions included in the book. (...) extremely rare" (transl. from the Italian).

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