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Charles Carrington

A Bibliography [By Year] of Works Published
Copyright © 2003 Sheryl Straight

Titles are listed by published date and then in alphabetical order. In order to show the books from an actual publishing perspective for research purposes, those titles with false dates or no date are listed under the probable date of publication. Titles found in advertisements but were not actually found are listed at the end of the checklist.

In general, those titles listed between 1885 and 1895 may or may not have been published by Carrington, as that period of his life and his publishing activities (if any) are based mainly on speculation. Those titles after 1895 in which Carrington is not the obvious publisher will state 'possibly' or 'probably' Carrington.

Titles listed between c.1907 and c.1912 were published by Carrington while in Brussels, although in some instances the actual city of publication may have been Paris and/or London via an agent (i.e. Harry Nichols].

The majority of the entries with a Kinsey citation where seen by this compiler. Some title page transcriptions are based on an image of the title page, not a physical examination, and will be noted as such.


Last Revised on 1/16/11

  1. INDECENT WHIPPING

    London, 1885

    Large 8vo pamphlet. 32pp. Printed on smooth wove paper.

    Possibly Carrington. The date of publication is from Bibliographie sur la Flagellation published in En Virginie, 1901. This work is reprinted from Town Talk [a scandal and sporting newspaper], London 1885. The French translation, probably done by Hector France, was published by Augustin Brancart in 1886 as Discipline à l'Ecole et dans le Boudoir.

    (British Library: P.C.26.b.5. Mendes: 15)

  2. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A FLEA, THE

    Told in a Hop, Skip and a Jump. S.I. [Brussels]: The Phlebotomical Society: Cythera, 1789 [c.1890].

    190pp. Limited edition of 200 copies printed on hand-made Van Gelder. 20 photo-plates (in blue) from the 1885 edition.

    Possibly published by Charles Carrington and/or Mlle Doucé? First published in 1885 by William Lazenby and Edward Avery with 20 photo-plates [See Mendes 1-A].

    (Mendes: 1-B. British Library: P.C.13.d.2)

  3. DON LEON

    DON LEON | a poem | by the Late Lord Byron, | to which is added | LEON TO ANNABELLA | an Epistle from | Lord Byron to Lady Byron | London | Printed for the Booksellers | 1866 [c.1890]

    Small 8vo. Approximately 136pp. irregularly numbered, in sections. Printed by Veuve Félix Guy in a limited edition of 75 copies on hand-made paper and an unknown number printed on ordinary wove paper.

    The title page transcription is taken from a collector's catalogue. Despite the authorship stated on the title page, these poems were not written by Lord Byron. According to the entry in Cambridge "Cf. Wise, Ashley Lib. I, 168. Knight, Lord Byron's marriage, p. 162 states that both pieces are probably by George Colman the younger [1762-1836], and that the "Notes to Don Leon" were written at various times by various hands." This work was first published in 1866 by William Dugdale, with Leon to Annabella having been printed one year earlier in 1865 [Ashbee: Vol.1, p.189-193]. Don Leon consists of 1,455 lines entirely in defense of sodomy. Later published London: Fortune Press, 1934 from the Carrington edition.

    (British Library: P.C.17.b.6. Cambridge University: CCC.29.99)

  4. MEMOIRS OF A RUSSIAN PRINCESS

    PASHA KATOUMBAH. Gleaned from her secret diary. Compiled noted and arranged by Katoumabah Pasha. London: Privately Printed, 1890.

    8vo. [9] + 139pp. Printed by Edouard Maheu in a limited edition of 200 copies printed on glossy wove paper watermarked Original Crown Mill.

    Printed and issued by Maheu but probably by Carrington as well. If so, it is one of Carrington's earliest known clandestine publications. Re-issued, again probably by Carrington, in 1895. This work was also probably published by Edward Avery in 1890. A clandestine U.S. edition was published in New York: c.1930 by Erotika Biblion Society.

    (Mendes 49-A. British Library: P.C.29.a.19)

  5. SIMPLE TALE OF SUSAN AKED, THE

    Or Innocence Awakened, Ignorance Dispelled. London [Paris]: Privately Printed, 1891.

    223pp. Limited edition of 250 copies printed on thin sized paper.

    Possibly Carrington and/or Mlle. Doucé.

    (Mendes 66-A)

  6. BAGNIO MISCELLANY, THE

    Containing the Adventures of Miss Lais Lovecock, written by herself and what happened at Miss Twigs Academy and Afterwards. Dialogues between a Jew and a Christian, a whimsical entertainment lately performed in Dukes Place. London: Printed for the Bibliophilists, 1892.

    19cm. 102pp. Printed on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder Zonen. All pages enclosed in wavey red frame with stars in corners.

    Published by Augustin Brancart and probably Carrington and Edward Avery as well. This work was orginally published by George Cannon in c.1830. See also, The Curtain Drawn Up and Adventures of Miss Lais Lovecock, probably published by Carrington in c.1896.

    (Mendes: 69-A. British Library: P.C.14.g.59. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-Y2-90000 (1110))

  7. MY COUSIN'S ACCOUNT

    Or The Frigging Countess and Zaire's Repository. S.I.: Printed for the Votaries of Venus, 1802 [1892].

    95pp. Printed on smooth laid paper.

    Possibly Carrington. Previously published by Dugdale [?] in c.1845.

    (Mendes 80)

  8. LOVES OF VENUS, THE

    Or The Young Wife's Confession. London: Privately Printed, 1894.

    Printed by Edouard Maheu on smooth laid paper watermarked Original Crown Mill.

    Possibly Carrington. A collection of stories, which includes: The Mysteries of Venus; Kissing or the Seduction of E-R S-N; The Amours of Alibeck and Santon; Grisette and the Student; My Naughty Niece as a Model; The Garters; The Strawberry; How It's Done, or Seduction Unveiled; and Singular and Mysterious Death. Except for Kissing and Amours of Alibeck, these stories were reprinted in Carrington's The Birchen-Bouquet, 1896. This work was previously published by William Lazenby in 1881.

    (Mendes: 89)

  9. ABISHAG

    ABISHAG | A | LUSCIOUS TALE | OF A | Successful Physiological Search | AFTER | REJUVENESCENCE | Fully disclosing the secret of the only | natural and true | Elixir capable of effecting such a desirable | necessity | By DAVID II | Jerusalem | 1895

    Pamphlet. 36 pages. Burnt-umber colored wrappers with decorative frame. Title page printed in black only.

    Title page only seen. Note that this copy is an earlier edition than the one mentioned in Mendes [See: Mendes: P47-A]. According to Legman's penciled in note on the front flyleaf of this present work, this is "Carrington's first book". Only one copy is known to exist and is in a private collection. First published in London, probably by William Lazenby and Edward Avery, in 1851 [1884] (the title page shows the false date of 1851) [Ashbee: Vol.3, p.483].

    (Private collection)

  10. DOUBLE LIFE OF CUTHBERT COCKERTON, THE

    THE DOUBLE LIFE | OF | CUTHBERT COCKERTON, ESQ., | ATTORNEY-AT-LAW | OF THE CITY OF LONDON | [line] | HIS HISTORY AND THAT OF HIS DAUGHTER | AND SOME CURIOUS ANECDOTES | OF OTHER LADIES AND THEIR LOVERES | [line] | FROM | THE ORIGINAL MS. DATED 1798 | [line] | Now Published for the first time | [fleuron] | HAARLEM | IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD. MD.CCC.XCV [1895] | [line] | PRICE: FOUR GUINEAS, NET

    10.16cm. x 15.88cm. xvi + 447pp. Limited edition of 250 copies printed on hand-made paper watermarked Arches. According to advert "a few on China". Title page in red and black.

    Probably Carrington. Although the title page says 1895, "it was certainly not published before 1898 or 1899" [per Peter Mendes]. This work is an English translation [adaptation] of L'Anti-Justine by Restif de la Bretonne, originally published in 1798, to which he probably set up the type himself. Bretonne was known to write directly onto the printing press as opposed to writing the conventional way on paper first. The translation of this present work was possibly done by John Stephen Farmer. Note: the title word "Cuthbert" is spelled "Cughbert" in the Kinsey catalogue

    (Kinsey: AAC2407.E. Mendes: 126. Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-1665)

  11. LOVELY NIGHTS OF YOUNG GIRLS SERVED UP SEASONED AND PREPARED FOR AMATORY FEASTS

    Printed for The Erotica Biblion Society of London and New-York, [n.d. c.1895].

    178pp. Printed on glossy laid paper

    Previously published by Augustin Brancart in 1891 as Tit-Bits. In Mendes' unpublished addenda to Clandestine Erotic Fiction: 63-B becomes 63-D with a new 63-B entered as a c.1895 edition printed and published by Bergé, Rotterdam [Imprint: PRINTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF / JOLLY GOOD FELLOWS / PARIS-LONDON. 164pp. printed on semi-glossy cream wove paper.]. The copy held in the British Library appears to be uniform with the c.1912 entry in Mendes [See 63-C].

    (Mendes: 63-D [previously 63-B])

  12. ADVENTURES OF MISS LAIS LOVECOCK

    Paternoster Row [London]: Printed by Private Subscription, n.d. [c.1896].

    Limited edition of 30 copies (?).

    Probably Carrington. Previously issued by Augustin Brancart [and probably Carrington] in 1892 as The Bagnio Miscellany

    (Mendes: 69-B)

  13. BIRCHEN-BOUQUET, THE

    Or Curious and original Anecdotes of Ladies found of administering the Birch Discipline and Published for the amusement, as well as the benefit of those ladies who have under their tuiton sulky, stupid, wanton, lying or idle young ladies and gentleman. Republished with seven special designs and an artistic cover. London [Paris?]: For Private Subscribers Only, MDCCCCXCVI [1896].

    8vo. 256pp. Printed, possibly by Theime, in a limited edition of 100 copies printed on hand-made Van Gelder.

    Stories in part one of this work include: Birchen-Bouquet, including The Truants Whipping [reprinted from 1888 edition]; Sixty Years Age [reprinted from 1888 edition]; School Scene [reprinted from the 1888 edition]; Another School Scene [reprinted from the 1888 edition]; Extract of a Letter from a Young Lady who went to see a whipping [reprinted from the 1888 edition]; A Letter received by Laura Lovebirch [reprinted from the 1888 edition]; The Reprisals, a Crazy Tale of Flagellation [reprinted from the 1888 edition]; Miss Pilton and her Spiritial Advisor; The Quintessence of Birch Discipline; and, Letters from a Page Boy to his Mother in the Country. The stories in part two, Loves of Venus, include: Loves of Venus [previously published, possibly by Carrington, in 1894], which includes The Bride's Confession [Carrington may have been the publisher of a c.1917 edition]; The Mysteries of Venus [first published by Jules Gay in 1882, which was later reprinted by Augustin Brancart in 1883, c.1890 and 1893]; The Grisette and the Student; My Naughty Neice as a Model [reprinted as a pamphlet in c.1897, and later by Carrington in Records of Personal Chastisement, c.1899]; The Garters; The Strawberry [a reprint of chapter VI from Tableaux Vivants, 1888, published by Leonard Smithers]; and, How it's Done, or a Seduction Unveiled. Each story carries it's own fly-title except for Birchen-Bouquet and The Loves of Venus, which each have 2 title pages. Originally published in c.1770-1790. Birchen-Bouquet has been reprinted numerous times, including: by George Cannon in c.1826 with engravings; by William Dugdale in c.1860 [Boston: Printed for George Tickler] with 8 colored lithographs; in 1881 by William Lazenby with 8 colored lithographs, not from the Dugdale edition [Ashbee: Vol.3, p.142-143]; and in 1888, possibly printed by Unsinger for Augustin Brancart or Edouard Maheu [Mendes: Notes to 22-A].

    (Mendes 22-C. British Library: P.C.31.e.36)

  14. BOOK OF EXPOSITION, THE

    MARRIAGE-LOVE AND WOMEN | AMONGST THE ARABS | OTHERWISE ENTITLED | THE BOOK OF EXPOSITION | (Kitab al-Izah fi'Elm al-Nikah b-it-Taman w-al Kamal). LITERALLY TRANSLATED FROM THE ARABIC | BY AN ENGLISH BOHEMIAN | With Translator's Foreword, numerous important | NOTES ILLUSTRATING THE TEXT | AND SEVERAL INTERESTING APPENDICES | SPECIALLY-DESIGNED EAU-FORTE | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON | 32, RUE DROUOT, 32 | [line] | MDCCCXCVI [1896]

    8vo. xlviii + 289pp. Frontispiece by Fredillo, engraved by A. Besse. Printed by Blaiset Roy

    Title page only seen. An extract from this work is found in Carrington's Cabinet of Venus, 1896. Later published by Carrington in 1900 under the imprint Maison d'Editions Scientifiques .

    (British Library: Or.59.e.39. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-826)

  15. CABINET OF VENUS, THE

    Including The Voluptuous Night and The Cardinal's Amours. London: Erotica-Bibliomaniac Society, 1896.

    8vo. 312pp. Limited edition of 100 copies printed on hand-made paper Van Gelder Zonen. Two sets of plates were issued for this work. For the edition in wrappers: b/w photogravure frontispiece + 5 b/w photogravures, the first two are half-tones and the last three are monochrome etchings. For the case edition, the images being different from the wrappers edition: colored frontispiece etching + 5 colored etchings

    This work includes the stories: The Voluptuous Night [published c.1885, possibly by William Lazenby and Edward Avery; and first published in c.1830s], Cupids Angler; an extract from The Book of Exposition [published by Carrington in 1896]; The Novice's Picture; Science & Experience; The Green Brougham; The Seductive Cardinal's Amours [published c.1886 possibly by Lazenby/Avery, and first published c.1830s]; The Green Mask; and Confessions of a Virtuous Wife.

    (Mendes: 93. British Library: P.C.13.ee.14)

  16. LADY GAY SPANKER'S TALES OF FUN & FLAGELLATION

    [decorative headpiece] | LADY | Gay Spankers' | TALES OF FUN & FLAGELLATION, etc. | [decorative line] | PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR | SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. | 1896

    11.25cm. x 17.78cm. 128pp. Printed on glossy laid paper watermarked Original Clefcy Mill. Title page printed in red and black. Decorative red border on all pages. 8 tipped-in original drawings with sub-titles [such as "Madame de V taking the root"] done in ink, crayon, watercolor and what appears to be acrylic paint.

    Possibly Carrington.

    (Kinsey: 823.7 L15 1896. Mendes: 94. British Library: P.C.13.c.9)

  17. LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SILAS SHOVEWELL, THE

    Written by himself and now first published. London: Printed for the booksellers, 1896.

    Two volumes in one. 90pp. Printed by Edouard Maheu on glossy laid paper watermarked Original Crown Mill.

    Probably Carrington. This work is an English translation of Le Portier des Chartreux, which itself was a translation of the original French Histoire de Dom B..., c.1745. However, Foxon says it was clearly printed earlier [Foxon: Libertine Literature in England, p.18 notes]. Pia puts the date at about 1740-41. Previously published by William Lazenby and Edward Avery in c.1886. Also published by Charles Hirsch in 1907 [c.1930s], possibly printed by Maurice Duflou, with illustrations by Paul Avril.

    (Mendes 18-B)

  18. LOVE AND SAFETY

    Love and Safety: or Love and Lasciviousness with Safety and Secrecy. A lecture, delivered with practical illustrations by the Empress of of Austria (The Modern Sapho); assisted by her favorite Lizette. Written expressly for and Dedicated to Ladies of all Ages and All Countries. S.I.: n.p., 1896.

    144pp. Printed on hand-made paper watermarked D&C Blauw. followed by a catalogue of English works. Title page in red and black, framed in decorative red border.

    Title page only seen. Possibly Carrington. The author may be the work of John Stephen Farmer, although there is no hard evidence to suppor this attribution [Legman: The Horn Book, p.65]. A reprint of the 1885 edition published by William Lazenby and Edward Avery [Mendes: 14-A].

    (Mendes 14-B)

  19. LOVELY NIGHTS OF YOUNG GIRLS SERVED UP SEASONED AND PREPARED FOR AMATORY FEASTS

    Printed for The Erotica Biblion Society of New-York, [n.d. c.1896].

    182pp. Printed on glossy laid paper in a limited edition of 250 copies printed on smooth cream laid paper, watermarked 'British Mail'

    Previously published by Augustin Brancart in 1891 as Tit-Bits. This entry reflects the new information contained in Mendes' unpublished addenda to Clandestine Erotic Fiction. See the notes in the above entry for additional changes to 63-B [now 63-D].

    (Mendes: 63-C)

  20. MERRY ADVENTURES OF A BACHELOR, THE

    THE | Merry Adventures | of a Bachelor | OTHERWISE KNOWN AS | COUNT ALEXIS THE GAY | EDITED BY THE EX-REVD. PETER PRY | [fleuron] | IMPRINTED FOR | THE | NEW YORK EROTICA BIBLION SOCIETY | AT | MADAGASCAR [n.d. c.1896]

    10.16cm x 16.50cm. 148pp. Limited edition of 300 copies printed on laid paper. Title page printed in red and black with all pages framed in a red border.

    Probably Carrington. The 1896 date is from the spine.

    (Kinsey: 823.7 M57 1890. Mendes 70-B)

  21. SHEAVES FROM AN OLD ESCRITOIRE

    London: Printed and published for Henry Robinson, Fleet Street 1896.

    8vo. 118pp. Printed on hand-made paper watermarked: Van Gelder Zonen.

    Possibly Carrington.

    (Mendes 98-A. British Library: P.C.13.ff.20)

  22. SOME RAZZLE-DAZZLE

    SOME | Razzle-Dazzle | LETTERS | FROM | A FRIEND IN EUROPE | TO | A HARVARD STUDENT | [line] | PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY | [fleuron] | BOSTON U. S. A. | 1896

    152pp. Title page framed in decorative red border. Printed on glossy laid paper watermarked Original Clefcy Mill.

    Title page only seen. This work is a very edited selection from Letters From a Friend in Paris, published in 1874. The original text was possibly published and maybe partially written by James Campbell Reddie.

    (Mendes 99)

  23. UNTRODDEN FIELDS OF ANTHROPOLOGY

    EDITION LIMITED TO FIVE HUNDRED NUMBERED COPIES | [line] | UNTRODDEN FIELDS | OF | Anthropology: | OBSERVATIONS ON THE ESOTERIC | Manners and Customs Of Semi-Civilized peoples; | BEING A | RECORD OF THIRTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE | In ASIA, AFRICA, and AMERICA. | BY A FRENCH ARMY-SURGEON | TWO VOLUMES | VOL. 1 [2] | PARIS | LIBRAIRIE DES BIBLIOPHILES | 13 FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE | 1896

    In-12. Two volumes. Vol.1: xii + 240pp. Vol.2: xvi + 266pp. "This work, for the first time here in English, has been printed in a Limited Edition of Five Hundred Copies for subscribers only, and the type dispersed. All the copies are numbered."

    Title page in black only. Publishing imprint shown on cover: CHARLES CARRINGTON | PUBLISHER OF MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC WORKS | 13, Faubourg Montmartre, 13 | PARIS MDCCC MCVI. Also issued in 1898 with a forward by Charles Carrington. This title is the English translation of L'Amour aux Colonies, published by Isidore Liseux in 1893.

    (British Library: Cup.365.ee.39. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-139 and ENFER-141)

  24. AMOROUS ADVENTURES OF A JAPANESE GENTLEMAN

    AMOROUS ADVENTURES | OF A | JAPANESE GENTLEMAN | RELATED FOR | THE ENTERTAINMENT OF | HIS HONORABLE FRIENDS | [fleuron] | YOKOHAMA | PRINTED FOR THE DIAMIO OF SATSUMA | 1897

    10.16cm x 15.24cm. 180pp. Limited edition of 158 copies printed on laid paper. Title page printed in pink and black. Large, decorative first letter of each chapter. Chapter and tail pieces. Frontispiece + 4 plates on recto only on heavy yellowish paper.

    Probably Carrington and possibly predated by ten years [Mendes: Notes to 100-A]. According to Kinsey the illustrations are reproductions of drawings by I. Voronoff. Later published in c.1911, probably by Roberts and Dardaillon.

    (Kinsey: 823.7 A52 1897. Mendes 100-A)

  25. FLOSSIE, A VENUS OF FIFTEEN

    By one who knew this charming goddess and worshipped at her shrine. Carnopolis [London?]: n.p., MDCCCXCVII [1897].

    103pp. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 200 copies on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder Zonen.

    Reissued again by Carrington in c.1898.

    (Mendes 102-A)

  26. FRENCH VOLUNTEER OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, A

    CHARLES-ALBERT DE MORÉ DE PONTGIBAUD. Translated and edited by Robert B. Douglas. With an engraved portrait by Thévenin. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897.

    In-16. xi + 209pp. Limited edition of 20 copies on Japon.

    Contains an engraved portrait frontis of Chevalier (aka the Comte de More). A translation of Mémoires du comte de Moré. Paris, 1827. Published again by Carrington in 1898.

    (Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-LN27-45036. Library of Congress: E265 .M828. Yale University: Film B4543:1. Brown University: RIBGR05955808-B)

  27. LOVES OF A MUSICAL STUDENT, THE

    Library of Rare and Curious English Books. | [rule] | THE | Loves | OF A | MUSICAL STUDENT | BEING | THE HISTORY OF THE ADVENTURES AND AMOROUS INTRIGUES | OF | A YOUNG RAKE | WITH | MANY BEAUTIFUL WOMEN | DISCLOSING A NUMBER OF | VOLUPTUOUS ANECDOTES | NEVER BEFORE PRINTED | Founded On Facts, and Interspersed With Remarkable Narratives | Written by Himself | [vignette] | PARIS | SOCIÉTÉ DES BIBLIOPHILES ETRANGERS | MDCCCXCVII (1897)

    8vo. 235pp. Possibly printed by Theime, issued in a limited edition of 300 copies printed on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder Zonen.

    This work, written by Sam May the elder [Ashbee: Vol.3, p. xxxii], is an expanded reprint which contains sexual descriptions not found in the c.1835 William Dugdale edition titled The Amours, Intrigues and Adventures of a Musical Student, [under the false imprint of H. Smith]. A previous edition was published by J.H. Farrell in c.1820 as The Amours of a Musical Student, which Ashbee believes is a reprint of an English original [Ashbee: Vol.3, p. 229-232]

    (Mendes: 101. British Library: P.C.13.ff.12)

  28. MAIDENHEAD STORIES

    Told by a set of joyous students. The Erotica Biblion Society of New-York, 1897.

    18cm. Two volumes. pp. [21] + 222, [7] + 118. Limited edition of 250 copies printed on smooth laid paper.

    Probably Carrington and/or Charles Hirsch. Possibly first issued in France by Unsinger in 1894. Reissued in c.1920, possibly by Maurice Duflou [Mendes 90-C]. The copy seen at Kinsey appears to be a later reprint.

    (Mendes 90-B. British Library: P.C.31.f.31)

  29. ROMANCE OF VIOLETTE, THE

    A posthumous work by a celebrated incognito. Paris: The Erotica Biblion Society of New-York, 1897.

    176pp. Limited edition of 250 copies Printed on glossy laid paper watermarked The Conqueror.

    Possibly Carrington. First published by Augustin Brancart in 1870 as Le Roman de Violette. A later edition was published, c.1883, probably by Kistemaeckers, with 6 engravings by Fredillo. The first English translation was published, possibly by Mlle. Doucé, in 1891.

    Through the years the authorship of this work has been falsely attributed to Théophile Gautier, Victor Hugo or Alexandre Dumas...however, the author of 'Violette' is now believed to be Mannoury d'Ectot; a host to poets and artists at her house in northern France and girlfriend of Théodore Hannon, author of Rimes de joie (1881). [Dutel: 758.  Kearney: A History of Erotic Literature, p.142)

    (Mendes 58-B)

  30. SCHOOL LIFE IN PARIS

    S.I.[Paris]: Privately Printed, 1897.

    8vo. 112pp. Printed by Edouard Maheu in a limited edition of 320 copies, of which 20 were printed on Imperial Japanese Vellum and 300 printed on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder Zonen.

    Probably Carrington. Possibly Maheu's last printing production before he died.

    (Mendes: 103-A. British Library: P.C.13.d.18)

  31. SECRET CABINET OF HISTORY, PEEPED INTO BY A DOCTOR, THE

    AUGUSTIN CABANÈS. Translated by W. C. Costello and preceded by a letter of M. Victorien Sardou, First series. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897.

    23cm. vii + 239pp. Printed by Theime

    A deluxe edition was also printed on Imperial Japon in a limited to 30 copies. [Bookseller holding: Librairie Cole & Contreras]. This is a translation of series one of Le Cabinet Secret de l'Histoire, published Paris: Charles & Bureaux de la Chronique Médicale, 1895. Also see Curious Bypaths of History, 1898, Carrington's translation of the second book in the series.

    (IU Lilly Library: DC40.C112 S412. British Library: 7679.bb.44. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-T21-639. Library of Congress: DC40.5 .C2)

  32. SPANISH GALLANT, THE

    A story of a Castilian Libertine containing a full account of his erotic exploits and Amorous Adventures. Amateurs and Bibliophiles' Edition. Valparaiso: Printed for the Erotica-Bibliomaniac Society, 1897.

    128pp. Limited edition of 150 copies printed on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder Zonen.

    (Mendes: 104)

  33. STORIES FROM THE FOLK-LORE OF RUSSIA

    [ALEKSANDER N. AFANASYEV]. Done into English by the translator of The book of exposition in the science of coition, The old man young again, and other charming works ejusdem farinae. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1897.

    13.97cm. x 21.59cm. xix + 265pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on Van Gelder. Frontispiece done in green, peach and black by J. Wely. 10 plates by Franz von Bayros + 6 plates by J. Wely.

    Originally published in Geneva, c.1872 as Russikya zavetniya skazki (Russian Secret Tales) by Aleksandr N. Afanasyev. This was a supplement to Afanasyev's Narodnye russkie skazki (Popular Russian Tales), 1855-1864. In 1883 a group of folklorists published a yearbook of erotic folklore titled Kryptádia (Secret Things), the first volume being a French translation of Afanasyev's Russikya zavetniya skazki. Isidore Liseux also translated Afanasyev's text into French in 1891. That edition being the text Carrington used to translate this present work into English [See Legman: The Horn Book, p.475-476].

    (Kinsey: 890.37 A25 r9E 1897. British Library: Cup.804.bb.24. Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-733)

  34. WOLF IN THE FOLD, THE

    Being the love adventures of a French Don Juan. Constantinople: n.p., 1897.

    8vo. 128pp. Limited edition of 350 copies printed on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder. Frontispiece + 1 plate on half-tone pink paper.

    From an advert in "Bibliotheca Carringtoniensis", this work contains "Lady Who Fell Asleep on a Sofa; Sister Rosalie; and The seductive artifices of the Fine-Limbered Ballet-Girl. Two illustrations apart from the text, and special design on cover. 342 copies have been printed." This present title was listed in Carrington's The Cabinet of Venus but not included.

    (Mendes: 105-A. British Library: P.C.31.e.21)

  35. AMOURS OF THE CHEVALIER DE FAUBLAS, THE

    THE AMOURS | OF THE | CHEVALIER DE FAUBLAS | BY | JOHN BAPTISTE LOUVET DE COUVRAY | FOUNDED ON HISTORICAL FACTS. INTERSPERSED | WITH MOST REMARKABLE NARRATIVES | A LITERAL UNEXPURGATED TRANSLATION | FROM THE PARIS EDITION OF 1821 | VOLUME I [II, III, IV] | WITH NUMEROUS BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS | ETCHED BY LOUIS MONZIES | FROM DRAWINGS BY PAUL AVRIL | EDITION STRICTLY LIMITED TO ONE HUNDRED COPIES | LONDON | PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR SOCIÉTÉ DES BIBLIOPHILES | MDCCCXCVIII [1898]

    8vo. Four volumes. pp. 330, iv + 366, iv + 416, 430. Printed, possibly by Harry Nichols, in a limited edition of 100 copies on thick wove paper "Old English, Spartan". Frontispiece [vol1] + full page engraved plates in each volume, etched by Louis Monzies after drawings by Paul Avril.

    Possibly Carrington. Title page only seen. The translator's preface is signed: G. C. First published in French as Les Amours de Chevalier de Faublas, 1787-90. The first English translation appeared in 1793. William Benbow later published an English translation, done by George Cannon, in 1822. Cannon's translation was later published by Edward Avery in c.1886, copying the title page of the 1822.

    (Mendes: 17-B. British Library: C.133.d.5. Brown University: PQ1999.L6 A82 1898. Bookseller holding: Chapel Hill Rare Books, 8/11/04)

  36. AND ONLY A BOY

    A Summer Amour. Everywhere and Nowhere Paris-London-New York: n.p., n.d. [c.1898].

    35pp.

    Probably published by Carrington. The author has been attributed to Eugene Field by Harry J. Mooney of the Denver Public Library [Mendes 68-A]. Reproduced as How She Seduced the Boy in Carrington's Records of Personal Chastisement, c.1899. Previously published in 1892, probably by Augustin Brancart and/or Francois Van Crombrugge and again as an aadendum to a c.1925 edition of Love and Safety. This work was first published in The Stag Party, a collection of facetious prose and verse, c.1889.

    (Mendes: 68-B)

  37. CHASTISEMENT OF MANSOUR, THE

    HECTOR FRANCE. L'Amour au Pays Bleu. Translated by Alfred Allinson. London: Printed for the Société des Bibliophiles Parisiens, 1898.

    13.34cm. x 20.68cm. xix + 248pp. Printed by Theime on heavy, smooth paper. Frontispiece by J. Wely with tissue guard. 8 plates by Bazeilhac.

    A translation of L'amour au pays bleu, published in Londres: A. Martin et V. Hubert, 1885. The cover shows the publisher as Charles Carrington. An American edition based on this present edition was published in New York by Jul-Mar Press (Jack Brussel) in 1932 as The Amatory Adventures of Sheik Mansour.

    (Kinsey: 843.7 F82 a5E 1898b. British Library: 12516.s.26. University of Texas: PQ 2256 F14 A513 1898)

  38. CURIOUS BYPATHS OF HISTORY

    AUGUSTIN CABANÈS. Pathological studies of the past. Being Medico-Historical Studies and Observations. Frontispiece by D. Vierge, engraved on copper by F. Massé. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898.

    8vo. xxiv + 367pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on Van Gelder vellum. Frontispiece by Daniel Vierge.

    From the series Pathological studies of the past. Followed by Flagellation in France from a Medical and Historical Standpoint, Carrington, 1898. This work is a translation of the second volume of Le Cabinet Secret de l'Histoire, Paris: Charles & Bureaux de la Chronique Médicale, 1895 done in 3 volumes. See also Secret Cabinet of History, Peeped into by a Doctor, 1897, Carrington's translation of the first book in the series.

    (British Library: 09009.d.10. Bibliothèque Nationale: 4-T21-640. Wellcome Library: B13052111. National Library of Scotland: Hall.203.a)

  39. CURTAIN DRAWN UP, THE

    THE | CURTAIN DRAWN UP | OR | THE EDUCATION OF LAURA, | FROM THE FRENCH | OF the COMTE MIRABEAU | i [ii] | [line] | REVISED EDITION | [line] | LONDON | PUTTIN, ROGERS AND CO., | NINEINCH STREET | 1818 [c.1898]

    In-16. Two volumes. pp. 83, 88. Printed on glossy laid paper watermarked Red Star Mill.

    Probably Carrington. The author is possibly Marquis de Sentilly; although sometimes attributed to Mirabeau [Mirabeau, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti (Comte de)]. Originally published as Le Rideau Leve, ou L'Education de Laure in 1788. This present title first appeared in English in 1824 [London: Printed for M. Wilson, Old Bond Street] as the third volume of a four part compendium titled The Volupturian Cabinet. Part one contains A Dialogue between a Woman and a Virgin; and Lessons of Love; or, Nunnery Dialogues beween the Cognoscenti and the Initiated. Part two contains Adultery of the Part of Married Women. Part four's contents are identical with The Bagnio Miscellany [Ashbee: Vol.3, pp. 292-298].

    (Kinsey: 843.6 M67 r5E 1818. Mendes: 120-B. British Library: P.C.13.b.12. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-148 and ENFER-134)

  40. DESSOUS DE LA PUDIBONDERIE ANGLAISE, LES

    LES DESSOUS | DE LA | PUDIBONDERIE ANGLAISE | Expliques dans: | LES | DIVORCES ANGLAIS | OU | PROCÈS EN ADULTÈRE | JUGÉS PAR LE BANC DU ROI ET LA COUR | ECCLÉSIASTIQUE D'ANGLETERRE | [line] | PREMIÈRE PARTIE | [line] | PARIS | Charles CARRINGTON, Éditeur | 13, Faubourg Montmartre, 13 | [line] | 1898

    8vo. Two volumes in one. pp. xxiv + 108pp, xxx + 287. Text on title page done in shadow. Two frontispieces [one in each volume], both by J. Wely.

    Cover, title page and 2 frontispiece engravings only seen. Issued again by Carrington in 1900 under the imprint "Librairie des Bibliophiles Parisiens".

    (British Library: 10803.bbb.10. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-NK-295)

  41. FLAGELLATION IN FRANCE FROM A MEDICAL AND HISTORICAL STANDPOINT

    AUGUSTIN CABANÈS. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898.

    26cm. xi + 164pp.

    From the series Pathological studies of the past. Also see Curious Bypaths of History, also published in 1898 by Carrington.

    (British Library: YA.1996.b.6158. Center for Research Libraries: C-11023)

  42. FLOSSIE, A VENUS OF FIFTEEN

    SOCIAL STUDIES OF THE CENTURY | [line] | FLOSSIE | A Venus of Fifteen [fractur] | By | one who knew this charming goddess | and worshipped at her shrine | [vignette] | PRINTED FOR | THE EROTICA BIBLION SOCIETY | OF | LONDON and NEW-YORK [n.d. c.1898]

    11.43cm. x 16.51cm. vi + 122pp. Printed on hand-made paper.

    From the series Social Studies of the Century. It appears that 8 watercolors were issued separately for this work [from a c.1900 advert]. Previously issued by Carrington in 1897.

    (Kinsey: 823.7 A67 f62 1897. Mendes 102-B. British Library: P.C.13.ee.21)

  43. FLUNKEYANA

    CHAWLES. Or, Belgravian Morals. The Bibliophiles Library. London Paris New-York: n.d. [c.1898]

    Small 8vo. 77pp. Printed on hand-made paper watermarked Arches.

    Probably Carrington. This title was first published in the underground Victorian magazine The Pearl, issue #13.

    (Mendes: 108)

  44. FRENCH VOLUNTEER OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, A

    CHARLES-ALBERT DE MORÉ DE PONTGIBAUD. Translated and edited by Robert B. Douglas. With an engraved portrait by Thévenin. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898.

    16.51cm. x 24.13cm. xi + 209pp. Printed on heavy wove paper

    Contains an engraved portrait frontis of Chevalier (aka the Comte de More). A translation of Mémoires du comte de Moré. Paris, 1827. Previously published by Carrington in 1897. Brown and Yale Universities hold another 1898 edition but published by D. Appleton and Co. in New York. The copy seen at Kinsey does not contain a frontispiece.

    (Kinsey: 920 M83. University of Texas: 973.347 M811MTD 1898. Brown University: E265.M827 1898a. National Library of Australia: YY 973.3 M835-2)

  45. HORN BOOK, THE

    MODERN STUDIES IN THE SCIENCE OF STROKING | [line] | THE HORN BOOK | A Girls Guide | to the | Knowledge of Good and Evil | [quotation] | [decorative line] | PARIS | Société des Bibliophiles Étrangers | In the Street of Untouched Virgins | MDCCCXCVIII [1898]

    14.61cm. x 21.59cm. 139pp. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 200 copies on Van Gelder Zonen. The title on spine and half-title page reads "A Girl's Guide".

    The author of this work but the two names that have been put forth are M. Benoit, a French lawyer and possibly Richard Monckton-Milnes. Gershon Legman attributes the translation to John Stephen Farmer [Legman: The Horn Book, p.52]. This work is an adaptation of Instruction Libertine, published in 1860 Brussels by J.P. Blanche. The original MS was probably done for Frederick Hankey [Mendes: 111-A]. A second edition was published by Erotica Biblion Society of London and New-York, 1899; possibly published by Carrington and/or Charles Hirsch. A later c.1935 reprint from the 1899 plates was published under the imprint: Printed for the Erotica Biblion Society of London and New-York, 1923 [Mendes 111-F].

    (Kinsey: 844.7 I59 E 1898. Mendes 111-A)

  46. INUTILITY OF VIRTUE, THE

    O Virtue! Whart art thou but an empty name. Brutus. The Inutility of Virtue. A tale of lust and licentiousness, exemplified in the history of a young and beautiful lady modest and virtuous, who, by a Series of Unfortunate Circumstances is ravished by a robber. London: Printed for the Society of Vice, n.d. [c.1898-1899].

    115pp. printed on glossy wove paper.

    First published in London 1830 by John Benjamin Brookes with 8 folding engravings. Later published by William Dugdale in c.1860 London, with 8 colored lithographs, under the imprint Printed for the Society of Vice. [Ashbee: Vol.3, p.132-133].

    (Mendes: 110. British Library: P.C.17.b.29)

  47. MYSTERIES OF VERBENA HOUSE, THE

    ETONIENSIS. Miss Bellasis Birched for Thieving. Printed for the Erotica Biblion Society of London and New-York, 1898

    In-12. Two volumes in one. pp. 122, 116. Printed by Gaucher or Renaudie in a limited edition of 500 copies on smooth laid paper.

    Later published by Carrington in 1882 [c.1904] with drawings by Martin van Maele and Emile Mas. The French translation was done by Carrington in 1901 as Les Mystères de la Maison de la Verveine and again in 1904 as La Maison de la Verveine, both with the author as Jean de Villiot. The original work was issued in two parts: pages 1-96 were issued in 1881, the remaining pages in 1882, probably by Lazenby [Ashbee: Vol.3, p.260 and Mendes 74-A]. It's also possible that the author is not Sala but Campbell Reddie, or at least Reddie was involved [Gibson, Ian. The Erotomaniac: p.108].

    (Mendes 74-B)

  48. OLD MAN YOUNG AGAIN, THE

    Liber redintegratae Aetatis in potentia Libidinis | [line] | THE OLD MAN | YOUNG AGAIN | OR | Age-Rejuvenescence | in the Power of Concupiscence | LITERALLY TRANSLATED FROM THE ARABIC | BY | AN ENGLISH "BOHEMIAN" | "Kitab | Ruju'a as-Shaykh ila Sabah Fi-'l-Kuwwat 'ala-l-Bah" | WITH TRANLATORS FORWARD, | numerous Important Notes illustrating the Text, and an Excursus on the | HISTORY, NATURE and USES OF APHRODISIACS. | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON, | 13 FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE, 13 | M.D.CCC.XCVIII. [1898]

    13.97cm. x 21.59cm. 2 volumes in one. Translators forward: xi + 94pp. Vol.1: 97-189pp. Vol.2: 193-265pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on Hollande. Engraved frontispiece by Paul Avril and Charles Thévenin. Chapter piece decorations. Engraved tail piece illustration in Vol.2 by Charles Thévenin.

    Followed by The Secrets of Women, published by Carrington in 1899. This present title may have also been published in French as La Jeunesse Rendue aux Vieillards based on an advert in "Bibliotheca Carringtoniensis", p.50; however, I've been unable to locate a copy.

    (Kinsey: 893.42 R934 E 1898. British Library: Or.59.e.38. University of Sydney: Heymanson Collection, No.773. UCLA Clark Rare Books Stacks RC875 .O44 1898)

  49. OLD MAN YOUNG AGAIN, THE

    Liber redintegratae Aetatis in potentia Libidinis | [line] | THE OLD MAN | YOUNG AGAIN | OR | Age-Rejuvenescence | in the Power of Concupiscence | LITERALLY TRANSLATED FROM THE ARABIC | BY | AN ENGLISH "BOHEMIAN" | "Kitab | Ruju'a as-Shaykh ila Sabah Fi-'l-Kuwwat 'ala-l-Bah" | WITH TRANLATORS FORWARD, | numerous Important Notes illustrating the Text, and an Excursus on the | HISTORY, NATURE and USES OF APHRODISIACS. | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON, | 13 FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE, 13 | M.D.CCC.XCVIII. [1898]

    13.97cm. x 21.59cm. 2 volumes in one. Limited edition of 500 copies on China. 4 watercolors (tipped-in?) signed Rene (Gockinga?) in the copy seen.

    Probably Carrington. This edition on China is mentioned in Carrington's "Forbidden Books". Note: does not contain the Paul Avril and Charles Thévenin engravings as per the above edition. Otherwise, this edition conforms to the entry above. I believe one, if not all, the illustrations are the same that are tipped-in to "Home Discipline".

    (Private collection)

  50. PARADOX ON WOMEN, A

    VALENS ACIDALIUS. Wherein it is sought to prove that they do not belong to the human species. Illustrated by C.N. Lemercier and J. Wely. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898.

    14.60cm. x 23.50cm. Paradox on Women: 41pp. Conjugal Love or the Pleasures of the Marriage Bed: xxiv + 130pp. Limited edition of 250 copies, of which 150 are on Chine and 100 copies on Holland [copy seen]. Title page printed in red and black. Frontispiece to "Paradox on Women" by Wely. Frontispiece to "Conjugal Love" by Lemercier.

    A compilation of A Paradox on Women and Conjugal Love. It appears this work contains extracts from a book entitled Mysteries of conjugal love reveal'd (first published in English in 1703 and later published by Carrington in 1906).

    (Kinsey: 160.44 Acld 1898. University of Sydney: Heymanson collection, No.497)

  51. PAULINE, THE PRIMA DONNA

    Or, Memoirs of an opera singer. Harvard USA: Privately Printed for the Cunnusburg Society, 1898.

    8vo. 118pp. Limited edition of 100 copies.

    Probably Carrington. This work is the first translation [of volume 1?] of Aus den Memorien einer Sangerin, published in Germany, 1868 and 1875. Supposedly the autobiography of the 19th century opera singer Wilhemina Schroeder-Devrient. Also published, possibly by Charles Hirsch, under the imprint The Erotica Biblion Society of London and New York, 1898. Bibliotheque des Curieux [Georges and Robert Briffaut] also published an edition in 1913 entitled Memoires d'une chanteuse Allemande

    (Mendes 114-A. British Library: P.C.13.g.15. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-878)

  52. PLEA FOR POLYGAMY, A

    A Plea | FOR | Polygamy | [line] | [quotation] | [decorative line] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON | [?] | 13, Faubourg Montmartre | [?] 1898

    14.61cm. x 22.23cm. xxvi + 280pp. Limited edition of 300 copies printed on smooth wove paper. Title page printed in red and black. Chapter pieces.

    The author of this work is attributed to J. N. Jencks. Originally published in 1869 as The history and philosophy of marriage: or, polygamy and monogamy compared. Later published under the same title in 1875 by James Campbell [Reddie?]. Also published by Panurge Press in 1929 as A Plea for Polygamy.

    (Kinsey: 162.4 J51h 1898. British Library: Cup.364.f.16. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-R-15781. Library of Congress: HQ988.5. University of Texas: HQ 988 P5)

  53. RANDIANA

    Social Studies of the Century. Randiana. Or Excitable Tales. Paris: Société des Bibliophiles, for the Delectation of the Amorous and the / Instruction of the Amateur in the Year / of the Excitement of the Sexes. MDCCCXCVIII [1898]

    144pp. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 200 numbered copies on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder. Title page in red and black.

    From the series Social Studies of the Century. This is a reprint of the William Lazenby and Edward Avery edition of London 1884 [Ashbee: Vol.3, p.485]. In Mendes' addenda to his Clandestine Erotic Fiction, the original 116-A has been determined to be "the Mme Roberts reprint (Paris, c. 1909)" and is now 116-B [The original 116-B now becomes 116-C, a cheap reprint]. The bibliographic information in this present entry reflects the changes in the addenda and is now 116-A.

    (Addendum #3 to Mendes 116-A.  (Possibly) Bibliothèque Nationale: Enfer-184)

  54. ROSA ROGERS

    Or The Romance of a country girl told by herself in letters to a friend. Harvard USA: Privately Printed by the Cunnusburg Society, 1898.

    8vo. 136pp. Limited edition of 100 copies printed on hand-made paper.

    Probably Carrington.

    (Mendes 117)

  55. SEXUAL INSTINCT AND ITS MORBID MANIFESTATIONS, THE

    PROFESSEUR TARNOWSKY [Tarnovskii, Dr. Veniamin Mikhailovitch]. From the double standpoint of jurisprudence and psychiatry by Dr. B. Tarnowsky. Translated by W. C. Costello, and Alfred Allinson. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1898.

    15.24cm. x 22.23cm. xxiv + 239pp. Limited edition of 750 copies printed on smooth wove paper. Title page printed in red and black with vignette.

    Preface by Tarnowsky. According to an advertisement: "With a short preface specially written by the eminent author for this edition, and a portrait in heliogravure engraved by Lemercier (of Paris). Printed on stout vellum." This present work was issued again by Carrington in 1904 as L'Instinct sexuel et ses manifestations morbides.

    (Kinsey: 532 T18kEc. British Library: Cup.363.ee.24. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-TD86-733. Library of Congress: HQ71 .T32)

  56. SOPHIE ARNOULD, ACTRESS AND WIT

    SOPHIE ARNOULD | ACTRESS AND WIT | BY | ROBERT B. DOUGLAS | WITH SEVEN COPPER-PLATE ENGRAVINGS | BY | ADOLPHE LALAUZE | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON | 13, FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE | MDCCCXCVIII (1898)

    15.88cm. x 25.4cm. x + 272pp. Limited edition of 500 copies printed on Japon vellum. 1 engraved chapter piece illustration in chapter one. Tail piece in last chapter. 7 full-page copper-plate engravings by Adolphe Lalauze printed on laid paper with tissue guards.

    From an advert: "Limited edition of 425 copies of which 5 are on Japon, 10 are on Hollande "memes(?)etats que la precedent", 10 are on Whatman, 50 on Holland "eaux-fortes terminees avec remarques" and 350 on Hollande. "Planches imprimees par Whittman".

    (Kinsey: 927.92 Ar7D. British Library: W64/0366. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-LN27-46050. Library of Congress: PN2638.A7 D7. University of Texas: PN 2638 A7 D6)

  57. SOUS LE BURNOUS

    HECTOR FRANCE | [line] | SOUS | LE BURNOUS | ILLUSTRÉ DE 22 COMPOSITIONS | PAR | PAUL AVRIL | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON, ÉDITEUR | 13, FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE, 13 | [line] | 1898

    14.61cm. x 23.50cm. 195pp. Limited edition of 400 copies of which 25 are on Japon (with 1 containing the original 22 illustrations by Paul Avril), 50 are on velin d'Arches and 300 are on vergé d'Arches [copy seen]. Engraved frontispiece + 22 in-text illustrations, and head and tail illustrations by Paul Avril. Printed by Chamerot et Renouard. Title page in red and black.

    From an advert: "Planches tirees par La Maison Whittman | Volume Imprime par la Maison Chamerot et Renouard".

    (Kinsey: 843.7 F82 s22 1898. Monod: 4969. Bookseller holding: Egobooks, 4/11/04)

  58. UNTRODDEN FIELDS OF ANTHROPOLOGY

    DOCUMENTS ON MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY | [line] | UNTRODDEN FIELDS | OF | ANTHROPOLOGY | OBSERVATIONS ON THE ESOTERIC | Manners and Customs of Semi-Civilized Peoples; | BEING A | RECORD OF THIRTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE IN | ASIA, AFRICA, AMERICA | and OCEANIA. | BY A FRENCH ARMY-SURGEON. | (IN TWO VOLUMES) | VOL.1 | [All Rights Reserved] | [vignette] | PARIS | LIBRAIRIE DE MÉDICINE, FOLKLORE ET ANTHROPOLOGIC | 13 FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE, 13 | 1898

    17.15cm. x 24.77cm. Two volumes. pp. xl + 343, xxiv + 502. Printed by Draeger on wove paper. Title page printed in red and black. Volume 1 contains a frontispiece in color by A. Vignola printed on smooth heavy paper with tissue guard + 9 half-tone plates. Volume 2 contains a frontispiece + 12 half-tone plates by A. Vignola. From the front wrapper: Second and Enlarged English Edition. Possibly done in a limited edition of 150 copies on China [from a former collector's catalogue].

    Forward by Carrington dated February 1898. Previously published by Carrington under the imprint Librairie des Bibliophiles in 1896. Later reprinted by Rarity Press [reprint of first volume only, no illustrations] in 1931 and by Falstaff Press under the same imprint as this present Carrington edition [two volumes, illustrations in a separate stout card folder] in c.1937, title page in black with a limitation reading: "Reprinted from the Charles Carrington second (enlarged) edition Paris, 1898 and is limited to 300 copies for America and 200 copies for England and the continent"

    (Kinsey: 572 X1aE 1898 v.1, v.2. British Library: Cup.364.t.6. and Cup.366.k.21. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-325. Wellcome Library: WM600 1898J17u Vol. 1, Vol. 2)

  59. VÉNUS IN INDIA

    Venus in India | OR | LOVE ADVENTURES | IN | HINDUSTAN | BY | CAPT. C. DEVEUREUX | OF THE GENERAL STAFF | [quotation] | FIRST VOLUME | [vignette] | Printed at Carnopolis | for the Delectation of the Amorous and the Instruction of the Amateur in the Year | of the Excitement of the Seres | MDCCCXCVIII [1898]

    13.34 x 20.96cm. Two volumes in one. pp. 150, 266. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 250 copies printed on thin glossy wove paper. Title page in red and black. Chapter pieces.

    Previously published in 1889, possibly by Augustin Brancart. There was also a clandestine U.S. reprint done in c.1920, Charles Carrington [See notes to Mendes 37-C].

    (Kinsey: 823.7 D49 v4 1898. Mendes 37-B. British Library: P.C.26.c.17/ Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-871(1) and ENFER-871(2))

  60. VENUS SCHOOL-MISTRESS

    Aphrodite Flagellatrix. De gustibus non est disputandum. Venus Schools-Mistress or Birchen Sports. Reprinted from the edition of 1788 with a preface by Mary Wilson containing some accounts of the late Mrs. Berkley. Paris: Societe des Bibliophiles, MDCCCXCVIII [1898]

    127pp. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 100 copies printed on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder.

    Venus School-Mistress was first published sometime between 1808 and 1810 and a c.1820 edition was published with 4 colored plates. George Cannon reprinted the work about c.1830, printed by John Ludbury, with a frontispiece of the Berkley Horse and 5 or 6 folding colored plates. The title of the Cannon is reproduced in the entry below. An edition published by William Dugdale was later done in c.1860 with 8 colored plates, not from the Cannon edition [Ashbee: Vol.1 pp. 395-401]. A "cheaper" edition was published by Carrington in 1900 and possibly again in 1917.

    (Mendes: 118-A)

  61. WITH ROD AND BUM

    Or Sport in the West end of London by Ophelia Cox. A True Tale by a Young Governess. Printed for the Erotica Biblion Society of London and New-York, 1898

    126pp. Printed on good hand-made paper with all pages enclosed in a red wavy frame with small solid red circles at the corners.

    In Mendes' addenda to his Clandestine Erotic Fiction, although the text type is uniform with entry 53-B, "this item is an example of Carrington attempting to ape the Dutch productions of the early 1890s."

    (Addenda #2 to Mendes: 52-Abis)

  62. COURT MARTIAL OF MISS FANNY HAYWARD, THE

    Curious episodes of Private History | [line] | THE COURT MARTIAL | OF | Miss FANNY HAYWARD | BY | AN EX-INFANTRY CAPTAIN | [vignette] | PARIS | LIBRAIRIE DES BIBLIOPHILES | 13 FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE 13 | 1899 | [line] | Cet ouvrage nest pas mis dans le commerce. | Tous droits réservés.

    13.97cm. x 20.32cm. xvi + 69pp. Printed by Theime on laid paper. Title page printed in red and black. Hand-colored charcoal drawing on verso of title page. Tipped-in hand colored charcoal drawing at page 58.

    Although the vignette on the title page is an Augustin Brancart vignette, the address is Carrington. This work was later printed in a collection of flagellation themed stories published by Carrington in 1900 as Curiosités et Anecdotes sur la Flagellation, Jean Villiot.

    (Kinsey: 843.7 E96 c8 1899)

  63. ETHNOLOGY OF THE SIXTH SENSE, THE

    ARCANA ANTHROPOLOGICA | [line] | THE ETHNOLOGY | OF THE SIXTH SENSE | Studies and Researches | Into its | ABUSES, PERVERSIONS, FOLLIES, | ANOMALIES, AND CRIMES | BY | DR. JACOBUS X... | FRENCH ARMY-SURGEON | AUTHOR OF: UNTRODDEN FIELDS OF ANTHROPOLOGY | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON | PUBLISHER OF MEDICAL, HISTORICAL, AND FOLKLORE WORKS | 13, FAUBOURG MONTMARTRE, 13 | [line] | MD.CCC.XCIX [1899] | (All Rights reserved)

    13.98cm. x 22.23cm. xx + 422pp. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. Printed on smooth wove paper. Title page printed in red and black. The cover text is the same as the title page except for the heading: ANATOMY AND PHISIOLOGY

    Published in French by Carrington in 1901 as De l'Amour: étude physiologique De l'Amour normal et de ses abus, perversions, folies et crimes dan l'espèce humaine. See also The Genital Laws, published by Carrington in 1900 as a supplement to this present work. Harry Nichols also published Sixth Sense in London 1900 and 1901 under his imprint Walpole Press.

    (Kinsey: 601.3 XldE. Bibliothèque Nationale: TB74-197. British Library: Cup.364.c.92. University of Sydney: Deane collection, Ero. A.4.22)

  64. ÉTUDE SUR LA FLAGELLATION A TRAVERS LE MONDE

    Aux points de vue historique, médical, religieux, domestique et conjugal, avec un exposé documentaire de la flagellation dans les écoles anglaises et les prisons militaires. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1899.

    15.24cm. x 23.50cm. xii + 509pp. Printed by Bouillant in a limited edition of 575 copies of which 25 are on Japon, 50 are on Whatman and 500 are on Hollande [copy seen]. Chapter and tail pieces.

    Preface signed C.C. A note in the Kinsey copy states: "Appears to be an extensive work from which the smaller volumes Flagellation in France and Curious Cases of Flagellation have been taken. A number of sections are identical". Reissued by Carrington, 1901 in an augmented edition.

    (Kinsey: 542.1 C11e. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-TB71-196.)

  65. GRIP OF DESIRE, THE

    THE | GRIP OF DESIRE | THE STORY OF A PARISH-PRIEST | Translated from the French | of | Hector France | [quotation] | With an engraved portrait of the Author | [vignette] | PARIS | CHARLES CARRINGTON | 13, Faubourg Montmartre | MDCCCXCIX [1899]

    8vo. x + 351pp. Limited edition of 300 numbered copies. 6 engravings by Thévenin after the original drawings of Bazeilhac

    Title and limitation page only seen. According to an advertisement: "Six splendid copperplates and two engravings on wood." Later published Paris: Groves and Michaux, 1923. Groves and Michaux took over Carrington's stock when he died in 1921.

    (British Library: Cup.802.c.8. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-Y2-51510)

  66. HORN BOOK, THE

    How to Raise Love or Modern Studies in the Science of Stroking. The Horn Book. A Girl's Guide to the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Printed for the Erotica Biblion Society of London and New-York, 1899.

    153pp. Printed on glossy wove paper. All pages, including blanks and title page framed in wavey red line.

    Possibly Carrington and/or Charles Hirsch.. From the series Modern Studies in the Science of Stroking. Previously published by Carrington in 1898

    (Mendes 111-B. British Library: P.C.24.a.39)

  67. HOW WOMEN ARE FLOGGED IN RUSSIAN PRISONS

    Narrative of a visit to a convent prison in Siberia by an English doctor. Paris: Libraire des Bibliophiles, 1899.

    12.07cm. x 19.69cm. xvii + 48pp. Printed on laid paper. Title page printed in red and black.

    A note in the Kinsey copy states: "More erotic than the French version in Villiot's Curiosities et Anecdotes de flagellation".

    (Kinsey: 823.7 E57 h8 1899)

  68. LASHED INTO LUST

    Lashed into Lust [fractur] | The Caprice | OF A | Flagellator. | [fractur] | [vignette] | Privately Printed | for Subscribers Only | [line] | MDCCCXCIX [1899]

    13.34cm. x 19.05cm. 132pp. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 300 copies printed on hand-made Van Gelder. Head and tail pieces. Title page printed in red and black.

    Issued again by Carrington and/or Legrand in c.1908 under the author Robert Lovebirch.

    (Kinsey: 823.7 L34 1899. Mendes 125-A)

  69. MANUAL OF CLASSICAL EROTOLOGY

    MANUAL | OF | Classical Erotology | (De figuris Veneris) | BY | FRED. CHAS. FORBERG | [line] | [line] | LATIN TEXT AND LITERAL ENGLISH VERSION. | [line] | FIRST VOLUME | [vignette] | MANCHESTER | One Hundred Copies | PRIVATELY PRINTED FOR VISCOUNT | JULIAN SMITHSON M. A., AND FRIENDS | [line] | 1884 [c.1899]

    13.97cm. x. 20.96cm. Two volumes. pp. xviii + 261, 250. Printed on heavy laid paper in a limited edition of 100 copies. Title page in red and black.

    (Kinsey: 184.53 F69m 1884 v.1 and 184.53 F69m 1884 v.2. British Library: Cup.364.m.33. Private collection)

  70. MEMOIRS OF DOLLY MORTON, THE

    HUGUES REBELL. The story of a woman's part in the struggle to free the slaves. Now issued for the first time. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1899.

    In-16. xx + 272pp. Printed by Blaiset Roy on Arches in a limited edition of 100 copies.

    Carrington published the French translation clandestinely as En Virginie in 1901, which retains the flagellation scenes but expurgates all the sexual descriptions. The Memoirs of Dolly Morton was published again by Carrington in 1904 [see entry below]. There is also an edition with a 1904 date but which Mendes dates at c.1912; possibly published by Carrington or Roberts and Dardaillon. This work was also published by Jean Fort under his imprint Collection des Orties Blanches in c.1917 as Dolly Morton with author as Donovan Kipps, illustrated with 7 plates by Louis Malteste; and again as The Memoirs of Dolly Morton in c.1928, which is a reprint of Carrington's En Virginie.

    (Mendes: p.364, notes to 160-A. British Library: P.C.13.ff.15. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-150)

  71. MEMOIRS OF PRIVATE FLAGELLATION

    MEMOIRS OF PRIVATE FLAGELLATION | [line] | A | TREACHEROUS PLOT. | THE FATE OF ISABEL SEATON. | A SCENE | IN A BOARDING SCHOOL | BY | JAMES HOLMES AND OTHERS | [line] | Price: Thirty Shillings. | [line] | PARIS | LIBRAIRIE DES BIBLIOPHLES | FRANÇAIS ET ÉTRANGERS | [line] | Tous droits réservés. [n.d. c.1899]

    12.07cm. x 20.32cm. 240pp. Printed by Blaiset Roy on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder. In the copy seen, two original drawings done in crayon and watercolor [p.119 and p.189] by an unknown artist. Tail pieces.

    From Forbidden Books p. 32-33: "First circulated in typewritten manuscript form in North America. Followed by Records of Personal Chastisement."

    (Kinsey: 823.007 M533 1899. Mendes: 128. Bibliothèque Nationale: ENFER-153)

  72. ONE HUNDRED MERRIE AND DELIGHTSOME STORIES

    ONE HUNDRED | Merrie and DeLIGHTSOMe | STORIES | right pleasaunte to relate | in all goodly companie | by way | of Joyance and Jollity | LES CENT NOUVELLES NOUVELLES | now first done into the English tongue | by | ROBERT . B . DOUGLAS | [small decoration] PARIS [small decoration] | CHARLES CARRINGTON | 13 faubourg Montmartre [n.d. c.1899]

    13.34cm. x 19.69cm. One volume. xxx + 532pp. printed by Theime on India paper [copy seen]. Illustrated title page printed in red and black, with text and decorative border in red. Decorative first letter to each chapter. No limitation page and no illustrations in copy seen (the 52 illustrations by Léon Lebègue were issued separately; see entry for CINQUANTE DESSINS DE LÉON LEBÈGUE).

    One of 75 on India paper. Date of publication is from the date in the introduction, 21st October 1899. This work is an English translation of Les Cent nouvelles nouvelles. Although the author has been attributed to Antoine de La Sale [Mansell, NC0251274 (?)], that attribution is not universally accepted.

    A pirated copy was published in c.1930, 2 volumes in a limited edition of 1250 copies, with Lebègue plates in b/w.

    The only surviving manuscript of Les Cent nouvelles nouvelles (c.1475-1500) is held at the Glasgow University Library.

    (Kinsey: 843.3 L33 c3E 1899.  Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-Y2-24524.  Forbidden Books: p.101)

  73. ONE HUNDRED MERRIE AND DELIGHTSOME STORIES

    ONE HUNDRED | Merrie and DeLIGHTSOMe | STORIES | right pleasaunte to relate | in all goodly companie | by way | of Joyance and Jollity | LES CENT NOUVELLES NOUVELLES | now first done into the English tongue | by | ROBERT . B . DOUGLAS | [small decoration] PARIS [small decoration] | CHARLES CARRINGTON | 13 faubourg Montmartre [n.d. c.1899]

    8vo. Two volumes. xxxii + 256pp; ii + 257-532pp. Limited edition of 575 copies of which 500 are on "antique English rough-edged paper". Illustrated title pages: Vol.1 title page printed in red and black as per edition above...Vol.2 title page printed in color sans decorative border [straight line border]. Speckled edges. 52 illustrations in color on heavier paper by Léon Lebègue.

    One of 500 on antique English rough-edged paper.

    (Private collection.  British Library: C.115.pp.7.  Forbidden Books: p.101)

  74. RAPED ON A RAILWAY

    A true story of a lady who was first ravished and then chastised on the scotch express. Social Studies of the Century. London: Privately printed for Members of the Cosmopolitan Bibliophile Society, 1894 [c.1899].

    279pp. Limited edition of 300 copies printed on hand-made paper.

    Probably Carrington. From the series Social Studies of the Century. The illustration on the cover is signed A. Lambrecht.

    (Mendes 129-A. British Library: Cup.719/|691)

  75. RECORDS OF PERSONAL CHASTISEMENT

    The Unhappiest Day of My Life. Followed by the True Story, now for the first time disclosed. Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles Français et Étrangers, [n.d. c.1899].

    8vo. 149pp. Printed by Blaiset Roy on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder.

    Stories in this work include: The Unhappiest Day of My Life; Mr. Thorne's Governess; The Fair Bather [poem]; Virtuous Girls and Virtuous Wives; A Chapter from Life's Experience; How She Seduced the Boy [published previously, possibly by Carrington, as Only a Boy, c.1898]; Brother Davis; The Growth from Marriage into Freedom (United States); A Married Woman's initial experience in variety; Perverted Sexuality; Evidence of Nature Worship in Ancient Rome; My Naughty Niece as a Model [Previously printed in Carrington's Birchen-Bouquet, 1896]. From Forbidden Books p. 32-33: "Preceded by Memoirs of Private Flagellation", published by Carrington in c.1899, which gives the author as James Holmes.

    (Mendes: 127. Bibliothèque Nationale: Enfer-152)

  76. SECRETS OF WOMEN, THE

    Being the second part of the Old man young again: which treats of carnal intercourse between the two sexes and the means of augmenting their charms and of the possibility of preserving and giving greater force to the same. Englished now for the first time from the Arabic tongue. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1899.

    14.61cm. x 22.23cm. viii + 256pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on Dutch paper and "a few on China". Engraved chapter piece illustration + last page engraved tailpiece illustration by Ch. Thévenin.

    Preceded by Old Man Young Again, published by Carrington in 1898.

    (Kinsey: 893.42 S446 E 1899)

  77. TOWN-BULL, A

    Or the Elysian Fields. How Priapus blessed a poor man, made a living for him, and how, finally, a paradise for free-lovers was established where fathers and daughters, mothers and grandsons, brothers and sisters, white, brown and black cohabitated indiscriminately. Carnopolis [Paris]: Société des Bibliophiles, c.1899.

    8vo. 125pp. Limited edition of 300 copies printed on smooth wove paper in plain, blue-grey wrappers.

    Originally published in Holland [?], 1893 by Brancart.

    (Mendes 88-B. British Library: P.C.26.c.15. Bookseller holding: William Dailey Rare Books)

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