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Lot 0143
Heading: (Japanese erotica)
Author: Krauss, Friedrich S.
Title: Das Geschlechtleben in Glauben, Sitte, Brauch und Gewohnheitrecht der Japaner.
Place Published: Leipzig
Publisher:Ethnologischer Verlag
Date Published: 1911

226 pp. + 256 b&w illustrations on 80 plates. (4to), blue cloth stamped in gilt, decorative endpapers. No. 1538 of an unspecified number of copies.

Scientific German language survey of traditional sex life in Japan, manners, morals, folklife and customary law. Published in a limited edition. Printed editors' notice on verso of title page stating that sale to others than scientists is prohibited and will be penalized by law. With 80 plates of Japanese erotic art at the rear of volume.


Some wear and soiling to cloth with fading to spine; very good.

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Japanese sex in German

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA