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Marquis De Sade: His Life and Works by  Iwan; James Bruce Block - Hardcover - 1948 - from A&D Books and Biblio.com

Marquis De Sade: His Life and Works

by Block, Iwan; James Bruce

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np: Brittany Press, 1948. Hardcover. Presumed first American edition. Near Fine minus cloth-bound hardcover with a touch of wear along the bottom edges of the boards in a Good dust jacket with soiling, sunning to the spine, light wear at the extremities and chipping to the crown. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Text by Iwan Block; translated by James Bruce. xiv + 269 pages; 6 x 9.5 inches. Bibliography. A detailed, analytical study of the life and times of de Sade, containing the essence of all his writings, based on research by Bloch in private archives of the French Government, and Bloch's discovery of de Sade's unpublished manuscript of 120 Days of Sodom. A serious academic study of France during de Sade's time, its sexual morality, de Sade's works, and the role of sadism in literature, this biography began the resuscitation and modern study of de Sade.
  • Bookseller: A&D Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13359
  • Title: Marquis De Sade: His Life and Works
  • Author: Block, Iwan; James Bruce
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brittany Press
  • Place: np
  • Date published: 1948
  • Keywords: Biography; Erotic; Criticism
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature & Classics; Erotic; Biography;
  • Subjects: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General;


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