The Collected Works of Pierre Louys: Aphrodite; Woman and Puppet; the Songs of Bilitis; the Adventures of King Pausole; the Twilight of the Nymphs; Sanguines; Psyche
New York, Boni & Liverlight. 1932, First Edition. Decorative Cloth, 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall. Ill.: Harry G. Spanner. states copyright 1932 but may be later reprinting, inclipped dust jacket has $3.50 price, wrapper minimal rubbing to tips, black cloth with extra gilt decorated spine, upper board has gilt 'Aphrodite' figure, xii 742pp b&w illustrations by Harry G. Spanner, top edge dsuted red, fore edges untrimmed tidy copy, Louys published the works as his translations of newly discovered classical works, when in fact they were his own, they were considered risque at the time. Very Good/Very Good.
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Keywords: French Literature in English Translation Erotica Fake Classical Classics Decadent Decadence Spurious Authorship Harry G. Spanner