Spring 2018 Erotic Books

If eroticism in art is your guilty—or not-so-guilty—pleasure, you’ve come to the right place. We can NOT get enough of Aubrey Beardsley’s wonderfully grotesque and sensual Victorian illustrations, and certainly R. Crumb’s “Bible of Filth” brings offbeat, graphic eroticism to self-deprecating life. Sexually-charged limited editions from Jack Pierson and Visionaire are among our most highly collectible. A collection of the 80s gay and drag club magazine “Pansy Beat” sits beside Miguel Rio Branco’s photo-essay on seduction. And more nude photography from “The Opéra” rounds our selection out.

The Art of Aubrey Beardsley
Text by Arthur Symons.

This gorgeous facsimile epitomizes fin-de-siècle book design and art

English illustrator and author Aubrey Beardsley (1872–98) was a leading figure of the Aesthetic Movement and the most controversial artist of the 1890s. His delicate yet bold >>more

Art / Books
ISBN 9781908970374
US $19.99 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Clth, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 168 pgs / 64 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

R. Crumb: Bible of Filth

One of America’s most celebrated cartoonists, R. Crumb helped define cartoon and punk subcultures of the 1960s and '70s with comic strips like Fritz the Cat, Mr. Natural and Keep on Truckin’. The open sexuality >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701706
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 5.25 x 7.25 in. / 336 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/12/2017 In stock

Pansy Beat

Pansy Beat was a short-lived fanzine published by Michael Economy in New York from 1989 to 1990, totaling five quarterly issues. Each issue’s 50-some black-and-white pages documented the exuberant downtown gay and drag club scene >>more

KrimsKrams Island LLC
ISBN 9780692953099
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 416 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 Out of stock

Jack Pierson: The Hungry Years
Introduction by Eileen Myles.

Published in a limited edition of 30 copies, this deluxe publication includes a signed and numbered print of Pierson’s “Pink Road.”

The Hungry Years collects the early photographs of Jack Pierson, taken throughout the 1980s.


ISBN 9788862085762
US $600.00 CAN $795.00 SDNR20
Special edition, 8 x 9.5 in. / 104 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 12/26/2017 In stock

Visionaire 67: Fetish

The stark, pin-sharp and sexually charged photography of Steven Klein has captivated the fashion industry for over two decades—from his first professional job, shooting a Christian Dior campaign in 1985, through his 2003 collaboration with >>more

ISBN 9781941340059
US $1000.00 CAN $1325.00 SDNR20
Boxed set of photograpic C-Prints, 16 x 20 in. / 10 pgs / 10 color, Signed Limited Edition of 200.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock

Miguel Rio Branco: Mechanics of Women

In a photo-essay about genre, sex and seduction published as part of La Fábrica’s new 64P series, which aims to explore the creative possibilities of a condensed photo-essay format akin to the short story, Brazilian >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048051
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 64 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

The Opéra: Volume VI
Edited with text by Matthias Straub.

The Opéra returns with a new compilation of classic and contemporary nude photography. The sixth issue of the magazine focuses on connecting traditional and innovative approaches to the human body, featuring both abstract works and >>more

ISBN 9783735603968
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 208 pgs / 151 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

The Opéra: Volumes I-V, Special Edition
Edited by Matthias Straub.

The Opéra has celebrated the expression of the nude body in five annual issues, featuring more than 1,000 photographs by over 150 photographers. This special limited edition collects all five issues to date in a >>more

ISBN 9783735603975
US $300.00 CAN $400.00 FLAT40
Slip, pbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 1000 pgs / 650 color / 300 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock


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