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Rochester's Sodom. Herausgegeben nach dem Hamburger Manuscript, mit einer Einleitung von L. S. A. M. v. RÖmer, med. docts, Arzt zu Amsterdam. Paris, Verlag von H. Welter,

ROCHESTER John Willmott Earl of (1904.)

£500.00 

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Sm. 8vo. XXIV, 58pp. Vellum, original wrappers bound in.

German edition with commentary of what is generally seen as one of the most notoriously pornographic publications of English literature, written by one of the most lecherous members of the aristocracy. Only one copy of the original edition (printed c. 1720-1730), is known; that copy fetched £38,000 when sold at Sotheby's on 16 December 2004. lot 54.

Stock Code: 45552