The Story of Venus and Tannhauser

By: Beardsley, Aubrey

Price: $85.00

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New York: Privately Printed, 1937. Limited edition. The title continues: "in which is set forth an exact account of the manner of State held by Madam Venus, Goddes and Metetrix, under the famous Horselbert, and containing the Adventures of Tannhauser in that Palace, his Repentance, his Journeying to Rome and Return to the Loving Mountain". Essentially an erotic fantasy, but somewhat tame by today's standards. Black paper covered boards with light tan cloth spine lettered in black, uncut edges, 93 pages. Internally clean, with some light fingerprinting to a few pages and some ragged margins from rough opening. Hinges good, binding firm. Externally a bit worn, with bumped and worn corners. A nice, solid copy.. Limited to 750 Copies. Hard Cover. Good. Illus. by Bertram R. Elliott. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

Title: The Story of Venus and Tannhauser

Author Name: Beardsley, Aubrey

Illustrator: Bertram R. Elliott

Categories: Fine Bindings, Distinctive Press, Early Printing,

Edition: Limited to 750 Copies

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 000265

Keywords: EROTIC FANTASY ILLUSTRATED RISQUE AUBREY BEARDSLEY