Categories Erotica Collector's Library

Collector's Library

Where a book is rather rare, of literary value, or in a limited edition, we at Curiosa have decided to categorise it as part of our Collector's Library. You may bag a rare find or simply enjoy the tactile feel of the binding from the following selections.


JULES PASCIN
ALEXANDRE DUPOUY    Book Number: 76199
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

Jules first erotic awakening occurred when he accompanied his aunts to the Turkish baths, where he discovered multitudes of lounging bodies that intrigued and fascinated him. His first mistress wa...

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GUSTAV KLIMT: Complete Paintings
TOBIAS NATTER    Book Number: 81868
Bibliophile price: £50.00
Product format: Hardback

A century after his death, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. This monograph gathers all of Klim...

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EGON SCHIELE: The Complete Paintings 1909-1918
EDITED BY TOBIAS NATTER    Book Number: 81863
Bibliophile price: £135.00
Product format: Hardback

Over the course of his short life, Austrian artist Egon Schiele (1890-1918) blazed a turbulent Expressionist trail. A child prodigy, young rebel and chronic provocateur, he caused uproar among the...

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KNICKERS: An Intimate Appraisal
ROSEMARY HAWTHORNE    Book Number: 83022
Published price: £10
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

Before 1800 no nice women wore knickers at all! Underneath their crinolines, Victorian women wore knickers with separate legs and before the advent of elastic, knickers were held up with buttons, ...
PETER PAUL RUBENS
GILLES NÉRET    Book Number: 83002
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

There are over 1,000 catalogued works by Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), the master painter and polymath was the 16th century flag bearer for Baroque drama, movement and sensuality in art. The ...

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COURTLY LOVE: The Path of Sexual Initiation
JEAN MARKALE    Book Number: 83029
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

After the year 1000 a new way of looking at love and the place held by women in the world was happening. The Christian-inspired tradition that at best viewed women with contempt, fear and loathing...