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The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings

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Title:The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings
Price:GBP£12.00 (about USD$15.10)
Category:Fiction
Book ID:B009-3868
Quantity:1
Publisher:Grove Press Inc, New York, 1967
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Grove Press Inc, 1967, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Thus

an 'evergreen black cat' book & the first American paperback edition compiled & translated by Austryn Wainhouse & Richard Seaver. This second volume of the Grove Press edition of the works of the Marquis de Sade - which many critics have hailed as "definitive" - contains that work which is generally considered his masterpiece, ‘The 120 Days of Sodom’, a systematic catalogue of sexual anomalies as Sade conceived of them. It also includes his famous essay on the art of fiction, two further novellas from his collection Les Crimes de I' Amour, and his only play that was produced during his lifetime, Oxtiern. The volume is prefaced by two revealing essays by Simone de Beauvoir and Pierre Klossowski. This is the first USA paperback edition. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 799 pages. Some wear to top & bottom of spine - taped. Black titles spine. tightly bound but covers a little worn especially at top & bottom of spine with repaired small tear to front. Includes bibliography. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; French Literature; Literature & Literary; Sexuality & Gender; France; 18th century; Erotica. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3868.
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