New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1980. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's red coated paper-covered boards, illustrated endpapers, original illustrated dust jacket.
Monograph on erotic art of the 20th century, profusely illustrated with color plates of work by such asrtists as Picasso, Balthus, Egon Schiele, Warhol, Leonor Fini, Hans Bellmer, William Copley, H.R. Giger, and many more. "There are no new ways of sex, only different ways of portraying it. As a man rearranges his life style his sexual ways change with it. We get the kind of art that reflects these changes. We get what we deserve...and the wonder of it is that our civilization allows us this freedom to view the world as it is" (from the foreword by Henry Miller, whose own erotic drawings appear here, along with paintings by his hero, D.H. Lawrence). With a bibliography, index and detailed list of plates. Light edgewear and dustiness to unclipped dust jacket. Near fine. Item #1365