DISCOURSE ON THE WORSHIP OF PRIAPUS.../ THE WORSHIP OF THE…

DISCOURSE ON THE WORSHIP OF PRIAPUS.../ THE WORSHIP OF THE GENERATIVE POWERS during the Middle Ages of Western Europe

London: The Dilettanti Society, no date. Two works in original slipcase, quarter bound in black cloth and cream boards, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. #370 of 625 copies. Published perhaps mid-20th century. One volume has a skinned spot to lower corner of front cover, otherwise the books are VG or better, clean and unworn, no owner names. The black cloth covered slipcase has some damp spotting. The title page of the Knight volume continues "and its connection with the mystic theology of the Ancients. To which is added an account of the remains of the worship of Priapus lately existing at Isernia in the Kingdom of Naples. By Sir William Hamilton". It has a frontispiece and 21 plates included in the pagination. pp 217. The Wright volume has 16 plates (one double page). 196 pp. Strictly "under the counter goods" at time of this publication; explicit historical images. 2 kg parcel.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 51418
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