Crosland, Susan,: Great Sexual Scandals; 4,000 Years of Debauchery
Book Number: 0118582
Robson Books, London, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction by author, bibliography, acknowledgements and picture credits and index. The text is illustrated by two inserts, of eight pages each, of black and white photography / illustrations. Blue coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white, yellow and red coloured titles to the front panel and yellow and white coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. A look at sexual scandals over 4000 year period. Starting with Queen Pasiphae in Crete, where she has the most celebrated craftsmen of the day create a hollow cow except the services of a bull, through to the Monica Lewinsky / Bill Clinton debacle. Along the way such notorious people as the Duchess of Argyll (and her 88 lovers), Marilyn Monroe, King George IV and Edward and Mrs Simpson, to name but a few. Softening to the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the book corners. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 264 pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Erotica. ISBN: 1861055560. ISBN/EAN: 9781861055569. Inventory No: 0118582.