Padlocks and Girdles of Chastity. Locks, unknown.

Padlocks and Girdles of Chastity.

New York: Privately Printed, 1928. Limited edition, # 192 of 645, on special laid paper. Lavender Cloth over Boards. 12 mo (5 1/2 X 8 1/4), pp. 78. Possibly an un-credited reprint of a work published in Paris in 1892 by Isidore Liseux, which itself is a translation of a book from the same publisher called Les Cadenas et ceintures de chastete.The author of the original French text was probably Alcide Bonneau, and the English translation by Liseux himself. Very Good, no DJ. Item #2100

A fascinating aspect of "homeland security." A lovely little book on an arcane subject.

Price: $65.00

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