Eros invaincu: La Bibliothèque Gérard Nordmann. Florilège Etabli Sous la Direction de Monique Nordmann. Commenté par Laurent Adret. Saba Bahor. François Bléchet. Arto Clerc. Laurent Darbellay. Michel Décaudin. Daniela De
Mason, Rainer Michael, [editor].

Genève- Paris: Fond. Martin Bodmer - Editions Cercle d’Art, 2005. Only edition of the most lavishly produced catalogue of erotic literature ever published, a sumptuous, key reference to many previously unrecorded or exceedingly scarce volumes, with reproductions of title-pages and illustrations of each of the entries, a 370 full color illustrations, miscellaneous two-color illustrations. As new in dust jacket. Maroon blindstamped linen. Quarto. 337, [7] pp. (Item ID: 13519)

$300.00

Gerard Nordmann (1930-1992) of Geneva amassed one of the greatest collections of erotica in history, a library of nearly 2000 books, manuscripts, letters, documents, and curiosa noted for its emphasis on items of very small limitation and much unique material, including Sade’s autograph manuscript for 120 Journées de Sodome, the autograph manuscript of Reage/Aury/Desclos’ Histoire d’O, the only extant copy of the first edition of Aretino’s Sonnetti lusssuriosi, and the first edition of La Popelinière’s Tableaux des Moeurs du Temps...(1750). The 137 entries here represent the rarest items in Nordmann’s collection.

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