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  • EROTIC INTERLUDES: Tales Told By Women. by [Anthology, signed] Barbach, Lonnie, editor. Susan Griffin, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Barbach, Lonnie, editor. Susan Griffin, signed.
    EROTIC INTERLUDES: Tales Told By Women.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology of erotic fiction by women including Susan Griffin, Kim Chernin, Caroline Banks, Deena Metzger and many others. SIGNED by Griffin at her story Cradles of Light." Includes brief biographies of the authors. 278 pp. ISBN: 0-385-233191.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 46164
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  • EROTIC PLEASURES: Tales Told by Women. by Barbarch, Lonnie, editor (Kim Chernin, Valerie Kelly, Susan Griffin, Caroline Banks, and others, contributors.)
    Barbarch, Lonnie, editor (Kim Chernin, Valerie Kelly, Susan Griffin, Caroline Banks, and others, contributors.)
    EROTIC PLEASURES: Tales Told by Women.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology containing 21 original stories dealing with women's pleasure in sexuality in all its forms. SIGNED by Susan Griffin at her selection 'Cradles of Light.' In addition to the writers above this includes stories by Deena Metzger, Sandy Boucher, Gayle Feyrer and others. Rather uncommon in the hardcover first edition. ISBN: 0-385-233191.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 26699
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 1994. by Bright, Susie, editor (Pat Califa, Chris Offutt, John Preston and others contributors.)
    Bright, Susie, editor (Pat Califa, Chris Offutt, John Preston and others contributors.)
    THE BEST AMERICAN EROTICA 1994.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    New York: Scribner's / Touchstone, (1994.). First edition - The second in a series - a collection of 20 short stories and excerpts published in the past year. Contributors include Pat Califa, Chris Offutt, John Preston, Anne Tourney, Donald Rawley and more. Introduction by Bright. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-671-899422.

    Condition: Very good (rather severe toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 48315
    Keywords: Anthology, erotica
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  • [Davidson, Sara, inscribed.] Slung, Michele, editor
    SLOW HAND: Women Writing Erotica

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1992.). SIGNED hardcover - Collection of short stories. INSCRIBED by Sara Davidson at her story "The Wager." Also includes contributions by Carole Maso, Carolyn Banks, Lisa Tuttle, Barbara Gawdy, Wendy Law-Yone and more. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0165987.

    Condition: Near fine (remainder line, lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47663
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  • CONSENTING ADULTS or The Duchess Will Be Furious. by De Vries, Peter.
    De Vries, Peter.
    CONSENTING ADULTS or The Duchess Will Be Furious.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1980) dj. Hardcover - A very funny novel of 'steadily graduating erotomania.' Maybe it is time to rediscover De Vries, who is capable of writing laugh-out-loud funny scenes. 221 pp. Dust jacket design by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-316-181846.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (price-clipped, remainder line)

    Book ID: 79587
    Keywords: erotica, Fiction, humor
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  • CONSENTING ADULTS or The Duchess Will Be Furious. by De Vries, Peter.
    De Vries, Peter.
    CONSENTING ADULTS or The Duchess Will Be Furious.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1980) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A very funny novel of 'steadily graduating erotomania.' INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to writer and philosopher Hugh Moorhead. De Vries was one of the 250 people quoted in Moorhead's book "The Meaning of Life." 221 pp. Dust jacket design by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-316-181846.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61387
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  • Ducornet, Rikki.
    THE WORD 'DESIRE.'

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of twelve 'startingly original stories about erotic desire' with exotic settings ranging across centuries and cultures from Algeria to Egypt to Italy and France. 193 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-51732.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 33338
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  • Hawkes, John.
    VIRGINIE, HER TWO LIVES.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper & Row, (1982.). First edition - Hawkes is exploring the limits of erotic fiction here - and using the device of reincarnation is able to go back and forth in time as Virginie is the companion of "Seigneur," a somewhat depraved member of the Ancien Regime, and in post-WWII Paris she is the younger sister of cab-driver (and pimp) Bocage. A challenging and fascinating book. 207 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed blue wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 35040
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  • VIRGINIE, HER TWO LIVES. by Hawkes, John.
    Hawkes, John.
    VIRGINIE, HER TWO LIVES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Hawkes is exploring the limits of erotic fiction here - and using the device of reincarnation is able to go back and forth in time as Virginie is the companion of "Seigneur," a somewhat depraved member of the Ancien Regime, and in post-WWII Paris she is the younger sister of cab-driver (and pimp) Bocage. A challenging and fascinating book. ISBN: 0-06-0149817.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 2444
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  • ANGELICA'S GROTTO. by Hoban, Russell.
    Hoban, Russell.
    ANGELICA'S GROTTO.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Another "wildly inventive novel" by the author of 'RIiddley Walker' and 'Pilgermann' - this one set very much in the present. The Independent' s review described it as "an intelligent book about contemporary life, its technologies, sexual politics and urban culture, together with searing honesty about the sexual imaginings of an old man." 271 pp. ISBN: 0-786708786.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40091
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  • UN CERTAIN MALAISE. by Lauzier, GŽrard, 1932-2008.
    Lauzier, GŽrard, 1932-2008.
    UN CERTAIN MALAISE.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Neuilly-sur-Seine & Montreal: Dargaud Editeur & Dargaud Canada, (1977.). Hardcover - The first book of erotic cartoons by the cartoonist, screenwriter and film director GŽrard Lauzier who was described by the Times as epitomizing "a certain vision of France during the prosperous Sixties and Seventies.. . he explored the contradictions and ironies of an epoch that was liberated and anti-materialist in its discourse and, more often than it liked to admit, hung up and rapacious in behaviour. Anti-PC before political correctness had even been thought of," Text is in French (en francais) but the humor shines through regardless of the language. Large format, in color throughout. 64 pp. ISBN: 2205007068.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 54025
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  • McCrindle, J.F. (editor); Diana Athill, Ian Watson, Steven Dixon, Heathcote Williams and others, contributors.
    TRANSATLANTIC REVIEW: NUMBER 48, Winter 1973-4.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    London: The Transatlantic Review, 1974. First edition - Includes The Erotica Contest Award Winners with Diana Athill's story 'Desdemona' as the winning fiction entry. Other stories by Ian Watson, Steven Dixon, Inga Trachtenberg and more; poetry by A. J. Brignall, Gavin Ewart, Heathcote Williams and others, interviews with Richard Burton and John Dexter. Notes on contributors. 164 pp. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy white wrappers. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 30729
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  • KILLING JOHNNY FRY: A Sexistential Novel, by Mosley, Walter.
    Mosley, Walter.
    KILLING JOHNNY FRY: A Sexistential Novel,

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2007). First edition - A novel "about one man's response to his girlfriend's infidelity . . . It starts when he spies his longtime girlfriend, Joelle, having rough sex with Johnny on the living room floor. She doesn't know Cordell is watching, and he doesn't let on, but he feels emasculated. The trauma of betrayal transforms this middle-aged New Yorker into a depraved (though kindhearted) beast with a relentless erection. There's a racial dimension, too: Cordell and his girlfriend are black; Johnny is white. Mosley describes the many skin tones, shapes and sounds that go with being part of nonwhite New York.. . These are among the telling details that make me glad a mature, well-rounded…

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    New York: Bloomsbury, (2007). First edition - A novel "about one man's response to his girlfriend's infidelity . . . It starts when he spies his longtime girlfriend, Joelle, having rough sex with Johnny on the living room floor. She doesn't know Cordell is watching, and he doesn't let on, but he feels emasculated. The trauma of betrayal transforms this middle-aged New Yorker into a depraved (though kindhearted) beast with a relentless erection. There's a racial dimension, too: Cordell and his girlfriend are black; Johnny is white. Mosley describes the many skin tones, shapes and sounds that go with being part of nonwhite New York.. . These are among the telling details that make me glad a mature, well-rounded novelist is tackling porn." (Tracy Quan in the Washington Post) 280 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80245
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  • BEAUTY'S KINGDOM. by Rice, Anne writing as A. N. Roquelaure.
    Rice, Anne writing as A. N. Roquelaure.
    BEAUTY'S KINGDOM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2015). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A sequel to Anne Rice's erotic Sleeping Beauty trilogy, originally published under the name A. N. Roquelaure. SIGNED by the author on a blank preliminary page. 356 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 74759
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  • Roth, Samuel, editor.
    AMERICAN APHRODITE: A Quarterly for the Fancy-free, Volume Three, Number Twelve.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: 1953. dj. Hardcover first edition - Issue dedicated to James Hanley and containing a short story by him. Also included is an open letter from the editor to the Postmaster regarding the accusations of obscenity made regarding this publication, an article on forbidden books by 'an old bibliophile' and poetry by Alfred Hines, Jr. Illustrated. 256 pages.

    Condition: Very good in very good - dust jacket (overall edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 18920
    Keywords: Anthology, erotica
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  • St. Edward, Jonathan.
    DAUGHTERS OF LUST.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Star Distributors, (1972.). First edition - Pulp lesbian fiction. A title in the Blue Jay series, BJ5023.

    Condition: Good+ condition (crease to lower corner of front cover, no creasing to spine.)

    Book ID: 29520
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  • EROTIC FANTASTIC: The Best of Circlet Press, 1992-2002. by Tan, Cecilia, editor. Francesca Lia Block, signed.
    Tan, Cecilia, editor. Francesca Lia Block, signed.
    EROTIC FANTASTIC: The Best of Circlet Press, 1992-2002.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Cambridge, MA: Circlet Press, 2003. SIGNED first edition - An anthology containing 23 of the best stories, published by Circlet Press in the first 10 years of its existence - among the contributors are Francesca Lia Block, Evan Hollander, Laura Antoniou, Catherine Asaro and others. SIGNED by TWO authors: on the title page by editor and founder of the press, Cecilia Tan, and by Francesca Lia Block at her story "Milagro." Laid in is a catalogue of the press's offerings. Notes on the contributors. 344 pp. ISBN: 1885865449.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26056
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  • EROTIC FANTASTIC: The Best of Circlet Press, 1992-2002. by Tan, Cecilia, editor. Francesca Lia Block, signed.
    Tan, Cecilia, editor. Francesca Lia Block, signed.
    EROTIC FANTASTIC: The Best of Circlet Press, 1992-2002.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Cambridge, MA: Circlet Press, 2003. SIGNED first edition - An anthology containing 23 of the best stories, published by Circlet Press in the first 10 years of its existence - among the contributors are Francesca Lia Block, Evan Hollander, Laura Antoniou, Catherine Asaro and others. SIGNED by TWO authors: INSCRIBED on the title page by editor and founder of the press, Cecilia Tan, and SIGNED by Francesca Lia Block at her story "Milagro." Laid in is a catalogue of the press's offerings. Notes on the contributors. 344 pp. ISBN: 1-885865-449.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 26057
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  • SNAPS. by Unwerth, Ellen Von
    Unwerth, Ellen Von
    SNAPS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Santa Fe, New Mexico: Twin Palms, (1995) dj. Hardcover - Introduction by Ingrid Sischy and 120 very striking black and white photographs - mostly of women, some erotic. Limited to 6,000 copies - the photographic plates are sheet-fed gravures on uncoated paper stock. Large tall format. ISBN: 0-944092-292.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60843
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  • Virdell, Paul.
    MIRROR MAN: The Adventures of a Roving Sensualist.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - Both the author - and the protagonist - are described as an international television and news personalities and a best -selling novelist - leaving one with the impression that under their different pseudonyms, these are one and the same person. A story of increasing sexual obsession. ISBN: 0-87795-190x.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 26903
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