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A Pillow Book.

Michael Perkins, nd. Unique. Hardcover. A superb and sumptuous handmade by book by Michael Perkins. Perkins, an English professor and novelist, was the author of the million-copy bestselling novelization of Deep Throat (noted as among the first pornographic films to feature a plot, character development, and relatively high production standards). He also wrote the weekly book reviews in Screw magazine. This volume was made for and inscribed to Charles Gatewood, with "to C from M" on the front cover (a letter from Gatewood will be provided to this effect). The photographic onlay at the front is the Gatewood photograph of 'Daisy'. Gatewood is the premier photographer of the sexual underground, from extreme fetishists to modern primitives. The 254 unnumbered pages (6 blank) have been richly illustrated with pornographic images (images and cartoons from newspaper and magazines) together with original photographs. Also included is an invite for the premier issue party for 'Porn Free'. Michael Perkins has been at the forefront of serious American erotic writing for four decades and is is recognized as the world's leading expert on modern erotic literature. A superb item linking two of the great chroniclers of the sex industry. Near Fine. Item #8116 Minor wear, a handful of minor creases on tipped in plates, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Kraft paper wrapper, photo onlay, handwritten inscription and title page, tipped in clipping/photographs/ephemera. 8vo. np. Illus. (color and b/w plates).
Price: $4,500.00     Item #8116
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