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Czech Erotica

Tisíc a jedna noc. Vypravuje Marta Schárová a Annuše Charvátová [One thousand and one nights. Narrated by Marta Schárová and Annuše Charvátová].

Prague: self-published, 1936. Octavo (18 × 13 cm). Original decorative wrappers; 109 pp. Seven illustrations and vignettes, by at least three different artists. About very good; light weaer to wrappers and front wrapper just beginning to detach along base of spine.

Rare Czech publication of pornographic prose with bestiality content. Printed in 200 copies for "our most trusted friends and lovers of erotic reading. And each of those who became owner of this little book is committing to utter discretion and delicacy with regard to the youth." Strictly not for sale and with an added note "Not accessible for youth!" Some of the illustrations were apparently reproduced from other works; perhaps most scandalously, three of the drawings show intercourse with animals (bestiality). Hýsek, Obrazový knihopis českých erotic, 519. As of August 2020, KVK and OCLC show no copies outside the Czech Republic.

Book ID: P6658

Price: $350.00