18 November 2014
The Bed-Fellows; or, Young Misses' Manual. In Six Confidential Dialogues. [London:] Mons Veneris [William Dugdale, c.1860].
Octavo (156 x 100 mm). 7 (of 8) hand-coloured lithographs mounted on card and bound-in. (Title lightly soiled.) Near contemporary red half roan, edges yellow (extremities rubbed).
A VERY RARE VICTORIAN CLANDESTINE PUBLICATION, illustrated with hand-coloured lithographs. WorldCat records no copy in any public institution; not in the British Library. AE and ABPC record no copy having sold at auction. cf. Mendes 53-A.
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