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21 Stern, Bernhard M.D. The Scented Garden. Anthropology of the Sex Life in the Levant
New York American Ethnological Press 1934 Limited Hardcover Very Good (Plus) No Jacket 
New York: American Ethnological Press, 1934. This is a Very Good (Plus) copy of the First Edition Thus, printed "for subscribers only" in an edition LIMITED to 600 copies. Translated from the original German by David Berger. Beautiful deorative paper-covered boards (a floral garden motif, of course) with a green cloth spine; gilt lettering on the spine. Clean text; 443 pages; topedge stained green. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs of young female "natives" in the nude. Bumped corners and POS on front paste-down and FFEP. No dustjacket. An attractively-produced book, and not particularly common.. Limited. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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22 Symonds, John Addington A Problem in Greek Ethics. Being an Inquiry Into the Phenomenon of SEXUAL INVERSION Addressed Especially to Medical Psychologists and Jurists
London Anonymous (Privately Printed) 1901 Limited Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London: Anonymous (Privately Printed), 1901. Addington (1840-1893) was a poet, literary critic, and historian of the Renaissance, but this short treatise on homosexuality is a famed precursor to the work of Kinsey, Masters, and Johnson. First published privately in 1883. Also "privately printed" with no published listed, this edition is LIMITED to 100 copies. This is a Very Good copy, which is un-numbered, suggesting that more than 100 were printed. Dark green cloth binding. Clean text; 73 pages. Some scuffing, and some chips to the spine. No dustwrapper; in an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Privately Printed. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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23 Uchard, Mario My Uncle Barbassou
London Vizetelly 1888 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Paul Avril 
London: Vizetelly, 1888. Uchard (1824-1893) was a French dramatist and "man of letters." His erotic and romantic novel has also been published as "French and Oriental Love in a Harem." This is the First Edition in English (translator unknown). Blue decorative cloth binding, with cherubs and nymphs on the front cover; the spine features a Turkish quarter moon; decorations filled in black and gilt. Clean text; 339 pages, with two pages of publisher's adverts in the front; rough-cut edges. Many illustrations by Paul Avril. Exterior shows some wear, with rubbing and a bit of fray; corners have been bumped; spine has a bit of fade, but all lettering is still bright. Hinges are split, but still holding. Certainly a curiosity, an example of the fascination with "exotic" Arab culture that swept Europe in the 19th Century. In a plastic protector. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Paul Avril. First Edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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24 Woodford, Jack Sin and Such
New York Panurge Press 1930 Limited/Numbered. Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
New York: Panurge Press, 1930. Jack Woodford (1894-1971) wrote prolifically under several pen-names. This is a Fine copy of the First Edition, "Privately Printed" in an edition LIMITED to 1500 copies. Beautiful embossed cloth binding that resembles red leather. It is highly decorative, with a gilt representation of Pan on the front cover (reproduced more fully on the Title Page). Clean text; 281 pages; the top-edge is gilt, others rough-cut. This is an extremely handsome volume; just FYI, Quercus quotes from the Limitation Page: ".intended for private circulation among adult collectors of literary curiosities." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Limited/Numbered.. Decorative Cloth. Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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