Paris: Obelisk Press, 1945. Paperback. 233, 302, 176, 178pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Light blue wrappers with titles printed in red on the front panel and the backstrip. Good only. The spines and the wraps are faded. The spine ends and edges of the covers are very gently bumped. There are very small chips in the paper at the foot of a couple of the spines. There is a barely perceptible stain on the front wrap of volume 3, and there is a very tiny stain on the rear wrap of volume 4. The text blocks of volumes 3 and 4 have almost completely come away from the covers. Browned pages. Item #12990
Harris' best known work chronicles his sexual escapades, and due to its graphic nature created quit a stir, and was subsequently banned in many countries. 'Must Not Be Imported Into England OR USA' stamped small in red on the back panels of all volumes. "Casanova! My dear man, Casanova is not worthy to untie my bootstrings."