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  1. ADAM MAGAZINE Gals And Gags. Holiday Parade. illus. with numerous  b/w. plates  t/out.  some full page, portfolio of laughs and lovelies; drawings; pub. Sydney: Printed by Kenmure Press for Adam Magazine Pty Ltd.: No. 2 1962 or. col. pictorial wrappers, 4to. pp.82 Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  2. BURFORD  E.J. Bawds And Lodgings. A History of the  London Bankside  Brothels  c.100-1675.  illus. with  8  full  page plates  t/out.  pub. Lond. Peter Owen 1976  1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.206. Fine.   Price: $45.00
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  3. BURG BARRY RICHARD An American Seafarer In The Age Of Sail. The Erotic Diaries of P.C. Van Buskirk 1851-1870. pub. Newhaven Yale Uni. Press, 1994 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.8vo. pp.XX.218. Marine in the USN who kept a erotic diary. Fine.   Price: $50.00
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  4. BRUSENDORFF OVE and Poul Henningsen. A History of Eroticism 6 Volumes each with 64 plates; pub. N.Y. Lyle Stuart Inc. 1963-66, 6 Volumes cover: Antiquity, The Middle Ages and the Gallant Period, From the Time of Marquis de Sade, Victorianism, The 20th Century and Our Own Time. or.cl. d/w.'s 8vo. pp. combined pages, 6 vols: approx. 400. Vol.II has no d/w. else fine set.   Price: $125.00
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  5. BRUSENDORFF OVE & POUL HENNINGSEN The Complete History  Of Eroticism.  profusely illus. with b/w. plates  t/out.  some full  page, pub. U.S.A. Castle Books nd.198-?  or.cl.  d/w. roy.8vo. pp.816. originally pub. in 6 vols. Very good copy.   Price: $65.00     Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
     
  6. COHEN TONY With text by Geoff Gaylard and Christopher Wright. The Tattoo. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. Syd. Adrian Savvas Pub. 1994 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.278. Fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  7. DE SEINGALT JACQUES CASANOVA-The Memoirs Of. Complete  and unabridged  English  translation by Arthur  Machen.  illus. with  several  facsimile  eng. t/out. 6  Vols.  pub.  Lond. Putnam's  nd.196-?  or.cl.  d/w.'s  8vo.  pp.700  per  vol. approx. a fine set.   Price: $175.00
     
  8. ELISOFON ELIOT & Alan Watts. The Temple Of Konarak. Erotic spirituality. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page (80), pub. Lond. Thames & Hudson 1971 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.126. Photographs by Elisofon, text by Watts. Fine copy.   Price: $55.00
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  9. ELLIS HAVELOCK Sex In Relation To Society. Being the first English  ed.  of vol.VI. of `Studies in the  Psychology  of Sex'  abridged and revised. pub. Lond. Heinemann  (Medicazl Books)  1937  or.  maroon  cl.  glt.ltg.  to  spine   8vo. pp.XVI.530. little spotting to edges of pages else fine.   Price: $35.00
     
  10. ELLIS  HAVELOCK   Man And Woman. A Study of  Secondary  and Tertiary  Sexual Characters. pub. Lond. Heinemann  (Medical Books) 1934 or.dk.blu.cl. 8vo. pp.VI.470. almost fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  11. ELLIS  HAVELOCK A biography. Text by Phyllis Grosskurth    illus. with 16 full page plates t/out. pub. N.Y. Alfred A. Knopf 1980 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.492. Almost fine copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  12. EVERARD JOHN Oriental Model profusely illus. with 48 b/w plates/photographs of nude Asian women by John Everard. pub. London: Robert Hale Limited, 1955 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. pp.VIII.50, single sided. With introduction and commentary by his wife Jane Everard. Fine copy in the sl. chipped d/w. small tear to corner of d/w.   Price: $250.00      Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
     
  13. FOUCHET MAX-POL Translated by Brian Rhys. The Erotic Sculpture Of India. illus. with Photographs by the author. Numerous b/w photographic illus. of the sculptures. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin. 1959 1st English translation; or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.98 Profiles the sculpture of Sanchi, Mamallapuram, Ajanta, Elura, Orchha, Puri, Bhuvanesvar, Konarak and Khajuraho. Very Good copy. Price: $40.00
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  14. FRYER PETER Mrs Grundy. Studies In English Prudery. illus. with  30 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond.  Dennis  Dobson 1963 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.368. Fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  15. FRYER PETER (Compiled). - The Man of Pleasure's Companion A Nineteenth Century Anthology of Amorous Entertainment illus. with several plates t/out. some full page; pub. London Arthur Baker, 1968 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.208. An anthology of Victorian erotic and bawdy literature. Fine copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  16. Gabor Mark  The Illustrated History of Girlie Magazines profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col. decorated endpapers, index; pub. New York Harmony Books 1984 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.IX.182. The Chapters are: The Anatomy of Girlie Magazines; Early Girlies and the National Police Gazette: The 1800s; The Arrival of the Gibson Girl: The Turn of the Twentieth Century; The Age of Innocence: The 1920s to 1940s; The Pinup as War Baby: The 1940s to 1950s; The Maturing of Girlie Magazines and the Playboy Revolution: The 1950s; Hotter Sex and the Stirrings of Penthouse: The 1960s; Hustler and the New Breed of Girlie Magazines: The 1970s to the Present; and Sex Trends and the Battle for Circulation: The Future; Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  17. GLYNN PRUDENCE Skin To Skin. Eroticism In Dress. Different types  of  sexual motivation behind what we  wear-from  the fig-leaf  to the present day. profusely illus. with  plates t/out. some full page & col. pub. Lond. Allen & Unwin  1982 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.158. Very good copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  18. GREER  GERMAINE  Sex And Destiny. The  Politics  of  Human Fertility. pub. Melb. Secker & Warburg 1984 1st.ed.  or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.X.470. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
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  19. HAMMOND PAUL French Undressing. Naughty Postcards From 1900 to 1920. profusely illus. with plates t/out. 6 full page & col. pub. Lond. Bloomsbury Books 1976 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.136. Fine.   Price: $55.00
     
  20. HENRIQUES  FERANDO  Stews  And  Strumpets.  A  Survey  of Prostitution.  Vol.I.  Primitive, Classical  and  Oriental. illus.  with 40 full page plates t/out. 10 text dwgs.  pub. Lond. Macgibbon & Kee 1961 1st.ed. or. light blue cl. 8vo. pp.438. Examines the "whore, the client, the pander, the ponce" as social types, and analyzes the roles of "the temple prostitute, wife-prostitute, courtesan, cocette and streetwalker". sl. faded to spine else fine.   Price: $40.00
     
  21. HYDE H. MONTGOMERY A History Of Pornography. illus. with frontis. pub. London, Heinemann 1964 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.246. fine copy.   Price: $30.00
     
  22. KRONHAUSEN  DRS.  PHYLLIS and EBERHARD  (compilers) The Complete Book Of Erotic Art. Erotic Art, Volumes 1 and 2. A survey  of  erotic fact and fancy in the  fine  arts,  with introductory  essays  and  a special report  on  the  first International  Exhibition of Erotic Art.  profusely  illus. with  plates  t/out. many full page & col. pub.  N.Y.  Bell Pub. Co. nd.197-? or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.312,XIV.270.   $85.00
     
  23. LAUTMAN VICTORIA The New Tattoo profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page all col. by Vicki Berndt bibliography index; pub. U.S. Abbeville Press Inc 1994 or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. square pp.128. Fine in the chipped sl. torn d/w.   Price: $40.00
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  24. LEGMAN G. Introduction. My Secret Life Volumes I-XI Complete and unexpurgated edition. pub. USA NJ, Seacuacus, Castle Books. 1966 or. black cl. roy.4to. printed in double column pp. approx. 600. One of the longest erotic autobiographies ever written. Light watermarks to fore-edge, neat inscription to f/free e/paper. Very good copy.   Price: $75.00
     
  25. LICHT HANS Sexual Life In Ancient Greece. illus. with  32 full  page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Routledge & Kegan  Paul 1949 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XVI.558. Licht argues that we cannot understand human creativity philosophy, art or literature without considering the sexual elements that enter into them. He discusses Greek culture in relation to its ideals, women's social position, marriage, attitudes towards the body, festivals, games, theatre, religion and the erotic. He deals with the diversity of sexual relationships, prostitution and same-sex love. fine in the chipped d/w.   Price: $50.00
     
  26. LUCIE-SMITH EDWARD The Body. Images of the Nude. profusely illus. with plates t/out. many full page & col. pub. London Thames & Hudson or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. square pp.176. A comprehensive study of the nude form in art from ancient times to the present day. The most instantly recognizable of all visual objects - has lost none of its fascination, its essential mystery, or its many layers of meaning. 'The Body' is a visual exploration of the artist's, and the viewer's, reactions to the perennial theme of the unclothed figure in western art.. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
     
  27. MAN The Australian Magazine For Men. June 1937, July 1937, Aug, September, October November. illus. with colour advts. humour, cartoon pinups, political, some cartoons in airbrush art deco style. 6 magazines bound in plain green cloth boards, from the period, pub. Sydney Kenneth G. Murray. 1937. 4to. pp. approx 100 per magazine; Contains stories, articles by Ion L. Idriess, George Farwell, Frank Green, Noel Griffith, E. E. Minns and others etc. Camera Art by Laurence Le Guay, menís fashion. all covers of the magazines removed and bound in green cloth. Magazines in excellent condition, boards have a little shelf wear, no title to spine, else very good run of this magazine. Price: $195.00      Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
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  28. MAN The Australian Magazine For Men. Dec 1937, February 1938, Apri1 1938, May 1938, June 1938, July 1938, illus. with colour advts. humour, cartoon pinups, political, a few war articles, some cartoons in airbrush art deco style. 6 magazines bound in plain red cloth boards, from the period, pub. Sydney Kenneth G. Murray. 1938,37. 4to. pp. approx 140 per magazine; Contains stories, articles by Prof. A.P. Elkin. Australasiana ed. by Ion L. Idriess, A magazine within a magazine, George Farwell, Frank Green, Russell S. Clark, A. J. Marshall, etc. Camera Art by Laurence Le Guay, menís fashion. One page cut, all covers of the magazines removed and bound in red cloth. Magazines in excellent condition otherwise, boards have a little shelf wear, no title to spine, else very good run of this magazine.   Price: $195.00
     
  29. MAN The Australian Magazine For Men. 1939. June Vol. 6 No.1 to November 1939. illus. with colour advts. humour, cartoon pinups, war cartoons, political, some cartoons in airbrush art deco style. 6 magazines bound in plain black cloth boards, from the period, pub. Sydney Kenneth G. Murray. 4to. pp. approx 140 per magazine; Contains stories, articles by Clune, Thelma C. Clune, Idriess, Hon. John McEwan Winston Churchill, W. Wesley, George Mackaness, DíArcy Niland, Frank Green, Russell S. Clark, etc. Camera Art by Laurence Le Guay, menís fashion. One page has piece cut from it else all magazines in excellent condition, boards have a little shelf wear else very good run of this magazine.   Price: $250.00
     
  30. MEHTA RUSTAM J. Kama-Chumbana. The Love Kiss in the East and the West illus. with numerous  b/w. plates  t/out. (36)  some full page, bibblo. pub. Bombay: Taraporevala, 1969 pub. or. grey/red cl. d/w. cr.4to. pp.VIII.112,8. Worn torn, d/w. Very good otherwise.   Price: $60.00
     
  31. MURPHY EMMETT Great Bordellos Of The World. An Illustrated History. profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page &  col. pub. Lond. Quartet Books 1983 1st.ed.  or.cl.  d/w. roy.4to. pp.254. A serious documented and illustrated history of bordellos from ancient to modern times, their profitability, their social impact, their religious links, the slave market & poverty, their women and their patrons. Covers worldwide from the west to China and Japan. Very good copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  32. NORGAARD ERIK With Love - The Erotic Postcard Profusely illustrated with postcards of an erotic and sexual nature from the early 1900s, some col., pub. Lond. McGibbon & Kee 1972 or. pictorial boards cr.4to.obl pp.120 fine.   Price: $50.00
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  33. PAAL ALEXANDER Body In Art. illus. with . With 24 studies sketched and analyzed by Arthur Zaidenberg, instructor in Drawing, Roerich Institute of Art, Roerich Museum, New York; pub. New York: Artcraft Publishers, 1947. or. ring-bound, card wrappers, red, b/w. illus. to front cover, pp.unpaginated (74) Early black and white half-tone nude studies. Very slightly flecked otherwise fine.   Price: $120.00
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  34. PAINE LAURAN Sex In Witchcraft. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Robert Hale 1972 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.184. Examines the intriguing, strangely disturbing relationship between sexuality and witchcraft while cleverly describing a frightening era of man's history. Fine copy.   Price: $55.00
     
  35. PARK BERTRAM and YVONNE GREGORY Sun Bathers. illus. with 48 full page b/w. photo plate studies by authors, pub.  Lond. Routledge  &  Sons  1935 or.  yell.cl.  cr.4to.  pp.XVI.48. "Every page speakes in pictures of a freedom that not many dare to possess." Almost fine copy.   Price: $145.00
     
  36. PARK BERTRAM and YVONNE GREGORY A Study Of Sunlight And Shadow On The Female Form. For artists and art students. profusely illus. with photo plates t/out. many full page pub. Lond. 1941 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.80. The Highest art of the photographer is to symbolize through the medium of things physical conceptions of the spirit. Almost fine copy.   Price: $150.00
     
  37. PARTRIDGE BURGO A History Of Orgies. pub. Lond. Anthony Blond 1958 1st ed. or. red cl. 8vo. pp.248. A very good copy.   Price: $40.00
     
  38. PENZER N.M. The Harem. An account of the institution as it existed in the Palace of the Turkish Sultans with a history of the Grand Seraglio from its foundation to modern  times. illus. with 32 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond.  Bookplan 1965 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.278. Very good copy.   Price: $50.00
     
  39. PULIS MARGARET A.B., Editor - Sunshine & Health : Volume XXII, Number 5 : May, 1953 Mays Landing, illus. with over 25 b/w. photographs pub. NJ, Sunshine Book Company 1953 or. pictorial wrappers, 4to. pp.32 Includes such articles as "A Different Approach to a Familiar End", "How to Play Volleyball", etc, plus the fifteenth instalment of William McKeever's "The Parson and the Bare" (i.e. The Preacher and the Bare). Slight creases and rubbing to wrappers; slight internal browning to edges. Very good.   Price: $30.00
     
  40. RAWSON PHILIP Ed. by. Primitive Erotic Art. profusely illus. with plates t/out. mostly full page, many col. pub. N.Y. Putnam 1973 or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.X.310. The articles include prehistoric art, Celtic, North and central America, the Andean region, Africa and the South Seas. Each is written by an expert in the field. Fine copy.   Price: $100.00
     
  41. RAWSON PHILIP Ed. by. Erotic Art Of The East. The Sexual theme in Oriental Painting and Sculpture. profusely illus. with plates t/out. mostly full page, many col. pub. Lond. 1973 1st ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.X.382. Fine copy.   Price: $70.00
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  42. SCOTT  A.C. The Flower And Willow World. A study  of  the Geisha.  illus. with frontis. & 12 full page plates  t/out. dwgs.  by  the  author pub. Lond.  Heinemann  1959  1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.216. Very good.   Price: $50.00
     
  43. SCUTT RONALD and CHRISTOPHER GOTCH Skin Deep. The  Mystery of  Tattooing. profusely illus. with plates t/out. 16  full page & col. pub. Lond. Peter Davis 1974 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.206. Fine.   Price: $100.00      Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
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  44. SEYMOUR-SMITH  MARTIN Fallen Women. A  sceptical  enquiry into the treatment of prostitutes, their clients and  their pimps, in literature. illus. with 8 full page plates t/out. pub. Lond. Nelson 1969 1st.ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.210. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
     
  45. SMITH BRADLEY Foreword by Henry Miller. 20th Century Masters Of Erotic Art. profusely illus. with plates t/out. in colour. pub. N.Y. Fleetbooks. 1980 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 4to. pp.222. Fine. Explores erotic images by outstanding artists of the 20th Century. Neat inscription to front free e/paper, short tear to title page. Else fine.   Price: $60.00
     
  46. SOLAR Official Journal Of The Australian Sun Clubs. issues from 1960 (No.'s 7,9,11,12,21,23,29,30,32,36,38,42,45).  13 in  all, and issues for late 60's No.'s 40,41,44,47  illus. with photo plates, advts., t/out. some full page pub.  Syd. 1960-66    also    incorporating `Sun Review'    No.'s 53,61,63,64,66,68.  (6 issues) illus.wps. pp.approx.32  per issue. almost fine. Price: $200.00
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  47. STARK RAYMOND The Book Of Aphrodisiacs. Potency Aids and Sexual Enhancers, Contraceptives, Abortifacients, Medications of Fertility, Anaphrodisiacs, Menstrual Medicines, Miscellaneous Sexual Items, Ancient Texts on Love and Sex. pub. N.Y. Stein & Day 1980 or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.196. Fine copy. Price: $40.00
     
  48. TANNAHILL REAY Sex In History. illus. with many text plates t/out. pub. Lond. Book Club Assoc. 1980 or.cl. dw. 8vo. pp.480. A comprehensive look at sexual attitudes, customs and practices throughout history in Art, Architecture, Literature, and Theology. Very good copy.   Price: $35.00
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  49. von GLINSKI GREGOR Masters of Tattoo. profusely illus. with plates t/out. all full page & col. pub. Zurich, New York Edition Stemmle, 1998 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. roy.4to. square pp.136. Fine copy.   Price: $65.00
     
  50. WILDE  OSCAR The Friendships And Follies Of Oscar Wilde by Lewis Broad illus. with frontis. & 10 full page plates t/out. pub. London Hutchinson, 1954 1st. ed. or.cl. d/w. 8vo. pp.264. Full account of the follies and the psychological make-up from which they stemmed, which caused Wilde, at the height of his success to lose everything he had. in imprisonment, humiliation and ostracism. Clean copy in somewhat chipped dust wrapper, lacsk small piece ar rear of d/w. neat name to f/free e/paper. A very good copy otherwise. Price: $40.00

     

   
   
 
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