11.43cm. x 19.05cm. 2 volumes. Vol.1: 155pp., Vol.2: 147pp. Printed on smooth laid paper. Title page printed in red and black enlosed in double line border.
A French translation was puublished in 1911 by Bibliotheque des Deux Hémisphères [Jean Fort] as Recits de la Villa Brigitte. Note the discrepency here; the title page states "translated from the French" but the French translation appears to have came out AFTER this 1910 edition. Obviously then, one of the dates is false.
(Kinsey: 843.8 R29 t2E 1910. Mendes: 198. British Library: P.C.13.c.22)
4to. 94pp. Printed on hand-made paper watermarked Velin d'Arches.
This work is a reprint of tales 7, 8 and 9 in volume 3 of Love's Tell Tale, published by William Dugdale in 1863 [The first 3 volumes of the original 4]. This work was originally published in 1830 as The Ladies Tell-Tale. The first three volumes were published by John Ascham and the fourth volume by William Dugdale [Ashbee: Vol.3, p.282].
(Mendes: 140. British Library: P.C.19.b.20)
8vo. 304pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder. Frontispiece + 20 engravings by Martin van Maele done in shades of black and brown; with tissue guards.
An English translation [first English?] of France's adaptation of the Golden Legend tale. Originally published in Paris by Calmann-Lévy, 1890; and again by Romagnol in 1900, with illustrations by Lauren, in a limited edition of 300 copies [Forbidden Books, p.29]. Anatole France is a pseudonym used by Jacques Anatole Thibault.
(Kinsey: 843.7 F815 t3E 1901. The Satyrical Drawings of Martin van Maele; Cythera Press, 1970. Private collection.)
8vo. x + 304pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder "Entered at Stationers Hall". No illustrations.
Preface signed R.B.D.
(British Library: YA.1999.b.5523; Carnegie Mellon (Posner Collection): 843 F81T 1901)
15.24cm. x 22.86cm. xxv + 121pp. Printed by Charles Hérissey et Fils in a limited edition of 475 copies of which 1-20 are on Japon with the plates in 3 states, 21-50 are on Japon or Grand velin d'Arches with plates in 3 states, 51-200 on Japon or grand velin d'Arches with plates in 2 states, 201-475 on velin d'Arches [watermarked in cursive Ch. Carrington]. Title page printed in red and black. 25 engravings by Albert Bessé, of which the frontispiece and 12 of the engravings are full-page with tissue guards, after original illustrations by Alfred Plauzea.
Copy seen, #279, on velin d'Arches. A beautifully put together book. Reissued by Maurice Glomeau in 1926 with illustrations by Louis Malteste. First issued in 1745.
(Kinsey: 843.6 G57 t3 1908. British Library: YA.1987.b.376. Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-Y2-56842. Monod: 5498)
19.69cm. x 26.04cm. xvi + 242pp. Title page printed in red and black with a red and black border. Red border on all pages. 46 full-page engravings on recto only by Antonia Tempestal printed on heavy, smooth paper.
The publisher note is signed C.C. The French translation was published by Carrington in 1904 as Traité des Instruments de Martyre et des Divers modes de supplice employés par les païens contre les chrétiens. Later published by Fortune Press in c.1930.
(Kinsey 200.5 G17h 1903)
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)
8vo. 209pp. Limited edition of 750 copies on Arches. Illustrations by Léon Roze.
From the series La Flagellation à Travers le Monde.
(Michael Neal Catalogue No.5, April 1989, #97. Booksellers holdings: Delectus Books and Philippe Lucas 2/9/04)
8vo. vi + 234pp. [Including table of contents and table of figures]. 46 engravings by Antonia Tempestal, of which #35 and #36 are switched. Title page plus all other pages [except for image pages] bordered with red line. Images hors-texte on recto only. Printed by Félix Guy et Cie, Alençon.
The English translation was published by Carrington in 1903 as Tortures and Torments of the Christian Martyrs.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P- Y2-1000 (191). UCLA: SRLF. GBV Union Catalogue Northern Germany: PI-380/040)
14.61cm. x 22.23cm. l + 134pp. Limited edition of 550 copies, of which 50 are on Japanese vellum, and 500 on hand-made paper. Red and black title page with red decorative border.
The preface is signed C.G. (i.e. Charles Grolleau). This edition was reproduced from the same shorthand papers taken down in the courtroom in 1895. Includes "a study from the French (of Fifty pages) on the Writings and Influence of this celebrated Genius and at the end of the book are 3 Letters attributed to Lord Alfred D... on Oscar Wilde's last years in Paris."
(Kinsey: 532.62 W67G. Mason: #688. University of Texas: KD 372 W54 T7 1906. Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Oct. 29, 2004: Lot 92.)
11.43cm. x 18.42cm. 140pp. Printed on smooth wove paper watermarked Van Gelder.
(Kinsey: 823.8 S117 t9 1907. Mendes: 182)
8vo. xx + 240pp. Limited edition of 675 copies, of which 75 are printed on Japon, 100 on Arches with a triple suite of plates, and 500 on Arches.. 36 illustrations by Charles Thévenin.
Title page only seen.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-LN27-49119. Monod: 6635. Library of Congress: DS146.S13 L3. UCLA: DC146.S137 L33 1902)
23 cm. xvi + 280pp. Illustrations by Adolphe Lambrecht.
This is a French translation of The Merry Order of St. Bridget, first issued in London by James Camden Hotten in 1868 [Ashbee v.1 p.305, p.460]. Carrington reissued this title again in 1902 with illustrations by Martin van Maele and Adolphe Lambrecht. Anson is a pseudonym used by James Glass Bertram who also used the pseudonym Rev. W. H. Cooper.
(Michael Neal Cat. No.16, #31. Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-315. Monod: 308. University of Sydney: Deane Ero. D.3.19)
13.56cm. x 23.50cm. [iv]+298+[ii]pp. Limited edition of 750 copies printed on hand-made laid paper. Title page printed in red and black. Chapter and tail pieces. Frontispiece by Adolphe Lambrecht + 5 full-page plates and numerous in-text illustrations by both Martin Van Maele and Adolphe Lambrecht.
Previously published by Carrington in 1901 with illustrations by Adolphe Lambrecht.
(Kinsey: 823.7 A62 m5F 1902. Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-1000 (202). British Library: Cup. 804.h.19. Ivan Stormgart Special Catalog No.40, #49)
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)
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)
13.97cm. x 22.23cm. xxxvii + 216pp. Limited edition of 500 copies on Hollande. Sprinkled page edges. Title page printed in red and black. Decorative red border on all pages, including title page. Cover illustration and numerous in-text illustrations by Martin van Maele. No frontispiece in copy seen.
An English translation was published by Carrington, also in 1902. It appears there was an edition published with the in-text illustrations by a different artist. However, I have not been able to examine that copy held by a bookseller.
(Kinsey: 833.7 S12 v4F 1902. Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-322)
In-16. 291pp. Frontispiece
A French translation was published by Carrington, also in 1902.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-529)
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))
Two volumes in one. pp. 154, 275.
Possibly Carrington. Title from the back of a Carrington catalogue, List of Choice English Books, c.1909-1912 Brussels. This book has not been found in any of the usual sources.
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.
165pp. Printed on laid paper watermarked The Conqueror.
Previously issued in a "deluxe" edition by Carrington in 1898. Later published by Carrington in 1917.
(Addenda to Mendes: 118-B)
159pp. Printed on smooth wove paper.
Previously issued by Carrington in 1898 and 1900. Mendes states if the date is not false, this present work is the latest known clandestine publication issued by Carrington.
8vo. Two volumes. pp. xxii + 307, 403. Printed by Theime in a limited edition of 750 copies on Arches. Frontispiece + 50 drawings by Adolphe Lambrecht done in watercolor, all with tissue-guards. Title page in red and black. Chapter titles in red. Chapter pieces.
Also issued in English by Carrington in 1901 as Lives of Fair and Gallant Ladies. Later published by Paul Cotinaud in 1929 with illustrations by André Collot. Published again by Georges Briffaut as Les dames galantes in 2 volumes, 1930-1931 with illustrations by Joseph Hémard. And Éditions Athêna, 1948 with illustrations by Paul-Emile Bécat.
(Kinsey: 843.4 B82 v6 1901. Bibliothèque Nationale: SMITH LESOUEF R-640 and SMITH LESOUEF R-641. Monod: 1880)
8vo. 184pp. Limited edition of 500 copies. 14 illustrations done in watercolor.
From the series La Flagellation à Travers le Monde.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-375. Ivan Stormgart Special Catalogue No.40: #617. Importante Bibliotheque d'Ouvrages Erotiques, Hotel Drouot, Salle No.13, 1987, #256)
Two volumes. pp. 119, 196. Printed on glossy wove paper
A reprint of volume 2 was done in c1920 as The Sweet Surrender of Alice. This present work was later published in Paris by Groves, Michaux, and George Leonard in c.1928 under the imprint The Erotica Biblion Society of London-New York [probably printed by Duflou] [Mendes: 196-B]. There was also a clandestine edition published by Psyche & Eros Press, 1911 [NY, c.1933] with 10 plates.
12mo. xv + 490pp. Two volumes in one. Limited edition of 500 copies on Van Gelder. Frontispiece by Lambrecht + 13 wood-engraved plates [8 by Emile Mas and 4 by Ren René Lelong], all engraved by Eugene Dété.
Title page only seen. Illustration attributions from advert in a 1906 Carrington catalogue. Forward by Charles Carrington. Two stories in the book not listed on the title page: Don Juan's Proudest Triumph and What Lay beneath the Cards. The copy seen at Kinsey is a 1960s or 1970s paperback.
(Library of Congress: PQ2189.B32 D57. Michael Neal Catalogue No.5 April 1989, #9. Bookseller holding: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts, 8/5/04)
12mo. vi + 427pp. Limited edition of 500 copies printed on hand-made paper struck off by Clarke and Bishop. Title page printed in red and black. Green decorative border on all pages, including the title page. 21 full-page engravings by Martin van Maele.
Translated by A. R. Allinson. This is the English translation of Le puits de sainte Claire, published by Calmann Lévy in 1895. A second edition was also published by Carrington in 1903, without the Van Maele illustrations, which were issued separately. Anatole France is a pseudonym used by Jacques Anatole Thibault.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-336. Importante Bibliotheque d'Ouvrages Erotiques; Hotel Drouot, Salle No. 13, 11 Mars 1987, #267. University of Texas: HRC TEMP F844WE 1903)
14.61cm. x 19.69cm. 427pp. Limited edition of 500 copies printed on hand-made paper. Copy seen is in a slipcover. Title page printed in red and black. Green decorative border on all pages, including the title page.
The 21 Martin van Maele illustrations associated with this book were issued separately. The previous Carrington edition of 1903 was published with the Van Maele illustrations.
(Kinsey: 843.7 F815 p9E 1903. Bibliothèque Nationale: Z FRANCE-10)
13.33cm x 19.05cm. 360pp. Limited edition of 500 copies printed on thin wove paper. Title page printed in red and black.
The suggested attribution of the translation to Oscar Wilde is false. According to Forbidden Books, this work is a translation of Ce qui ne Meurt Pas.
(Kinsey: 843.7 B23 c3E 1902. British Library: Cup.403.e.26. Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-2189)
164pp. Printed by Noel Texier in a limited edition of 200 copies printed on smooth wove paper.
From the series Social Studies of the Century.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-Y2-22542. Mendes: 177-A)
13.34cm. x 21.59cm. 278pp. Printed by Veuve Félix Guy et Cie in a limited edition of 300 copies on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder Zonen. Title page printed in red and black with decorative red border on all pages.
A French translation was published by Carrington in 1903 as Femmes et Chatiées.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: RES P-Y2-330. Kinsey: 843.7 V75 f36E 1903. Mendes: 156)
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)
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)
12.70cm. x 17.78cm. xxi + 301pp. Printed by Veuve Félix Guy et Cie in a limited edition of 750 copies on smooth, thin wove paper. Title page printed in orange and black. Head and tail pieces.
First issued in French by Carrington, 1902 as La femme et son maître.
(Kinsey: 843.7 V75 f35E 1904)
13.97cm. x 22.23cm. viii + 109pp. Printed by Noel Texier in a limited edition of 250 copies on Van Gelder. Title page printed in red and black. Chapter and tail pieces.
(Kinsey: 384.43 W87)
149pp. Printed by Noel Texier in a limited edition of 200 copies on hand-made paper watermarked Van Gelder.
Part of the series Social Studies of the Century. First published in 1891, probably by Brancart.
Possibly Carrington. Previously published by Carrington in c.1907.
(Bibliothèque Nationale: 8-Y2-90000 (1018). Mendes: 64-D)
4to. 250 pages. Title page in black. Running title on both the rectos and versos is "Youthful Days"
Possibly Carrington. Not found in any of the usual resources. This work appears to be an expurgated edition of "Memoirs of a Volupuary" published (probably) by Carrington in 1905 and again in 1908.
Chapter titles of this present edition are as follows, of which the first two match the second and third chapter titles from the second volume (from the 1905 edition) and the remaining match the chapter titles from the third volume (again from the 1905 edition):
1. A Reprisal
2. Glimpses from the golden age
3. The first vacation
4. In Lutetia
5. The rites of Flora
6. Lord Henry
7. Hebworth Castle