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The Garden of Priapus [Messaline]. Illustrated by Arthur Zaidenberg by  transl]  Alfred [Louis Colman - First Edition - 1932 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and

The Garden of Priapus [Messaline]. Illustrated by Arthur Zaidenberg

by JARRY, Alfred [Louis Colman, transl]

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New York: Coventry House, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Translated into English by the proletarian writer Louis Colman, with erotic illustrations by Arthur Zaidenberg and an introduction by Matthew Josephson. Uncommon in jacket. Octavo. Brown cloth; dustjacket; 169pp; illus. Number 816 of 1000 numbered copies. Tight, clean copy in original pictorial jacket, lacking the publisher's glassine jacket protector. The jacket has been reinforced on verso at some early date with kraft paper, but is otherwise remarkably fresh and bright. Front endpaper clipped at upper 3/4". An attractive copy.


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