Perella, Nicolas James,: The Kiss Sacred and Profane: An Interpretative History of Kiss Symbolism and Related Religio-Erotic Themes
Book Number: 0205445
University of California Press, Berkeley, California, 1969. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 356 pages, two appendixes, chapter notes, a selected bibliography, index. 16 pages of illustrations, plus frontispiece. Illustrated dust wrapper. The dustwrapper is chipped and rubbed, with a 1" split at the top off the front foldover crease. The bottom edge of the pages has a slight discolouration at the fore-edge from shelf contact. Otherwise in very good order. The author has aimed at an essay on the use of the kiss as a religio-erotic symbol in the west. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Religion & Theology; judaica; Inventory No: 0205445.