Pauline Reage — The Wisdom of the Lash (The Story of O)

400,00 DKK

Description

First edition, 1st printing of the English translation of The Wisdom of the Lash (“The Story of O”) by Pauline Reage (a pseudonym for Anne Declos) published in The Traveller´s Companion Series No. 44, Paris: Olympia Press, May 1957.  Foreword by Desclos’ lover and employer Jean Paulhan, who had made the remark to her that no woman was capable of writing an erotic novel. She proved him wrong…
Minor curving to book and some wear to spine. Last page and foredge with small stains. Overall a solid copy, tight and well preserved. Very rare indeed

Pauline Reage — The Wisdom of the Lash (The Story of O)

400,00 DKK